Legislative Observatory: Bills 1992 - 2014 by bill number / date

Year 2014 ¦ 2013 ¦ 2012 ¦ 2011 ¦ 2010 ¦ 2009 ¦ 2008 ¦ 2007 ¦ 2006 ¦ 2005 ¦ 2004 ¦ 2003 ¦ 2002 ¦ 2001 ¦ 2000 ¦ 1999 ¦ 1998 ¦ 1997

April 2014
17 April 2014
Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 32 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1980 (as amended) to make provision for the inclusion of Irish Water in the schedule of agencies reviewable by the Ombudsman and to provide for related matters 
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16 April 2014
Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 31 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996 and to provide for related matters. 
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14 April 2014
Children First Bill 2014 (Number 30 fo 2014)
Bill entitled an Act for the purposes of making further and better provision for the care and protection of children and for those purposes to require the preparation, by certain providers of services to children, of child safeguarding statements; to require certain persons to make reports to the Child and Family Agency in respect of children in certain circumstances; to require certain persons to assist the Child and Family Agency in certain circumstances; to provide for the establishment of the Children First Inter-Departmental Implementation Group; to make provision for the preparation of sectoral implementation plans by Departments of State; and to provide for related matters
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09 April 2014
Electoral (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2014 (Number 28 of 2014)
Bill entitled as Act to amend the Electoral Act 1992 and the European Parliament Elections Act 1997; and to provide for related matters
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09 April 2014
Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 29 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997 and to provide for related matters
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07 April 2014
Central Bank Bill 2014 (Number 27 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to make provision for the effective and expeditious transfer of the business and other assets and liabilities of building societies and for that and other purposes to amend the Central Bank Act 1971; to make provision for certain payments out of the Central Fund to the account established by the ESM as agent on behalf of the euro area Member States to receive payments for the purpose of providing financial assistance to the Hellenic Republic; and to make provision for related matters
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04 April 2014
Building Control (Carbon Monoxide Detection) Bill 2014 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 26 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the installation of life-saving carbon monoxide detection devices in dwellings; to provide for certification of compliance; to provide for offences and penalties to apply in respect of instances of non-compliance; and to provide for related matters
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02 April 2014
Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 24 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Electoral Act of 1992 to enable candidates for election who are not members of a political party to identify themselves as independent on a ballot paper and to provide for related matters
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02 April 2014
Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Voting Rights in Referenda) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 23 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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02 April 2014
Higher Education and Research (Consolidation and Improvement) Bill 2014 (Number 22 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to consolidate the Irish higher education and research sector so as to ensure a more efficient, responsible and effective structure for delivering quality education, research and knowledge resources to the Irish people
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02 April 2014
Employment Equality (Abolition of Mandatory Retirement Age) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 25 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 and to provide for related matters
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March 2014
31 March 2014
Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 (Number 21 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as An Coimisiún um Iomaíocht agus Cosaint Tomhaltóinrí or in the English language the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, to provide for the dissolution of the Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency, to amend the law relating to media mergers and for that and other purposes to amend the Competition Act 2002, the Consumer Protection Act 2007, the Criminal Justice Act 2011 and the Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011, and to provide for related matters
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21 March 2014
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Bill 2014 (Number 20 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as Coimisiún na hÉireann um Chearta an Duine agus Comhionannas or, in the English language, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission; to provide for the dissolution of the Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority and the transfer of their functions to that body; to provide for the conferral of other functions on the said body; to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998, the Equal Status Act 2000 and the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003; to repeal the Human Rights Commission Act 2000; and to provide for matters connected therewith
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14 March 2014
Wind Turbine Regulation Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 19 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to regulate wind turbines through providing limits on the exportation of product generated from wind turbines; protecting nearby dwellings from noise and shadow flicker by providing minimum set back distances; allowing access to public consultative processes and related matters
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12 March 2014
Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Presidential Voting) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 17 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution 
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12 March 2014
Open Adoption Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 18 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the possibility of access to a child by a natural parent or relative of the natural parent after the making of an adoption order and to provide for related matters 
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07 March 2014
Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 16 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to require the making of an order which allocates funds raised by the local property tax to each local authority and for that purpose to amend the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 and to provide for related matters
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06 March 2014
Equality (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 14 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000
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06 March 2014
Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 15 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Broadcasting Act 2009 to remove any mention of the subjective term “offence” from the duties of broadcasters
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February 2014
28 February 2014
Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 13 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for, in the interests of the common good, and in respect of certain proposed developments of strategic importance to the State, to make provision for the construction of high voltage electricity transmission cables underground where physically possible; and for the purpose of effecting certain other changes to the law of planning and development to amend the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2004; to amend the Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006 and to provide for related matters
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20 February 2014
Garda Síochána (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 12 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Garda Síochána Act 2005 in order to make the Garda Commissioner responsible to the Garda Ombudsman Commission, to allow the Garda Ombudsman Commission investigate complaints concerning any conduct of a member of the Garda Síochána made by another member of An Garda Síochána, to remove the requirement of consent in order for the Garda Ombudsman Commission to reach informal resolution of complaints, to grant the Garda Ombudsman Commission access to the Garda PULSE computer system and to permit the Garda Ombudsman Commission to examine any practice, policy or procedure of an Garda Síochána in order to prevent complaints arising
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20 February 2014
Protection of Residential Mortgage Account Holders Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 11 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to protect residential mortgage account holders whose mortgage loans are owned by financial institutions or entities supervised by the Central Bank of Ireland by providing that it would be a precondition to the sale or transfer of residential mortgage loans to persons or entities not supervised by the Central Bank of Ireland that the persons or entities that acquire the personal mortgage loans agree to be bound by codes of practice issued by the Central Bank of Ireland
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19 February 2014
Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 10 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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13 February 2014
Judicial Appointments Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 9 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the selection, appointment and promotion of members of the judiciary, to establish a Judicial Appointments Board with responsibility for recommending to Government who should be nominated for appointment to judicial office, to give effect to the declaration of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary on standards for the recruitment and appointment of members of the judiciary approved in Dublin on 9, 10 and 11 May 2012, and to provide for related matters
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12 February 2014
Valuation Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 8 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Valuation Act 2001 to make provision whereby all sports clubs and sporting organisations shall only be liable to be charged property rates on that part of the premises of the sports club or organisation which is licenced to sell alcoholic beverages and to provide for related matters
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06 February 2014
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 7 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 and 2003 by including EirGrid as a public body covered by the aforesaid Acts 
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05 February 2014
Seanad Reform Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 6 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to reform the method of election of members of Seanad Éireann and to provide for related matters
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January 2014
31 January 2014
Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 5 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for a system of examinership that will reduce the costs and time involved for companies falling below certain threshold sizes, by amending the Companies (Amendment) Act 1990
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23 January 2014
Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 4 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Water Services Act 2013 to make provision to include Irish Water under the remit of the Comptroller and Auditor General and to provide for related matters
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17 January 2014
Charities (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 3 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the full implementation of the unenacted provisions of the Charities Act 2009; to include the advancement of human rights as a charitable purpose and to provide for related matters
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17 January 2014
Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [PMB] (Number 2 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 and the Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Act 2013 in order to ensure that no payments are deducted by the Revenue Commissioners until the calendar year to which the local property tax liability relates
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10 January 2014
Roads Bill 2014 (Number 1 of 2014)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the dissolution of the Railway Procurement Agency and the transfer of its functions and staff to the National Roads Authority; to amend the Roads Act 1993 and the Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001; to provide for additional functions to be assigned to the National Roads Authority; and to provide for related matters
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