Legislative Observatory: Bills 1997 - 2016 by bill number / date

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June 2016
24 June 2016
Number 53 of 2016
Number 53 of 2016
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24 June 2016
Number 52 of 2016
Number 52 of 2016
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24 June 2016
Number 51 of 2016
Number 51 of 2016
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24 June 2016
Number 50 of 2016
Number 50 of 2016
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22 June 2016
Immigration (Reform) (Regularisation of Residency Status) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 49 of 2016)
Bill entitled ac Act to provide for the regularisation of the residency status of persons who have applied for refugee status and/or subsidiary protection if four years following the submission of such an application the application remains undetermined and to provide for related matters
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22 June 2016
Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 48 of 2016)
Bill emtitled an Act to provide for certain changes in relation to discrimination on grounds of religion in certain educational establishments; for that purpose to amend the Equal Status Act 2000; and to provide for connected matters
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21 June 2016
Industrial Relations (Right to Access) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 47 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 so as to allow Trade Unions access to their members in the workplace for purposes related to the employment of its members or for purposes related to the Union?s business or both
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21 June 2016
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Common Ownership of Water Resources) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 46 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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21 June 2016
Public Holidays (Lá na Poblachta) Bill 2016 (Number 45 of 2016)
Bill entitled to Act to provide for the amendment of the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and establishment of a body to be known as Bord Lá na Poblachta and for related matters
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21 June 2016
Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad] (Number 44 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the law relating to the prevention of the misuse of certain dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs and for those purposes to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 to provide for the control of additional substances; to make further provision for the transfer of functions relating to the grant of licences under that Act from the Minister for Health to the Health Products Regulatory Authority; to revoke certain statutory instruments; and to provide for related matters
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20 June 2016
Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016 (Number 43 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to entitle certain employees who are relevant parents in relation to a child to employment leave for the purposes of enabling the employee to provide, or assist, in the provision of, care to the child or to provide support to the adopting mother, sole male adopter or mother of the child, as the case may be, or both; to entitle a surviving parent to employment leave on the death of a relevant parent; to extend the protection against unfair dismissals conferred by the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977; to provide for the payment of paternity benefit to certain persons and, for that purpose, to amend the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005; and to provide for related matters
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17 June 2016
Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2016 (Number 42 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to suspend charging for domestic water services; for those purposes to amend the Water Services Act 2014; and to provide for matters connected therewith
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15 June 2016
Seanad Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 41 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to implement reforms proposed in the Report of the Working Group on Seanad Reform and for that purpose to effect a range of reforms to the Seanad, to provide for the establishment of a Seanad Electoral Commission and to provide for related matters
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15 June 2016
Companies (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 40 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to to amend the Companies Act 2014 to hold a company officer or officers acting on behalf of a corporate body personally liable where a breach of employment law is committed
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15 June 2016
Banded Hours Contract Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 39 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for banded hour contracts, the right for a worker to request increased hours and a corresponding obligation on an employer to consider such a request, to permit refusal only on objectively justified grounds and an obligation on employers to provide information to workers on the overall availability of working hours in the employment
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10 June 2016
Equal Status (Equality Proofing) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 38 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to promote equality in the functioning of public bodies, to provide that regard be had by public bodies to the desirability of reducing socio-economic and other inequalities, to provide for the carrying out of equality impact assessments in respect of measures that are likely to have a significant impact or effect on the equality of opportunity between persons, to provide for the administration by the Equality Authority of various matters pertaining to this Act, to amend the Equal Status Act 2000, and to provide for related matters
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09 June 2016
Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016 [PMB] as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format) (Number 37 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the prohibition of the exploration and extraction of petroleum from shale rock, tight sands and coal seams in the Irish onshore and Ireland's internal waters.
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03 June 2016
Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 36 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 to ban unconventional gas exploration and extraction, provide for social clauses and public consultation on the granting of leases and ensure greater accountability through initiating an annual review of the lease by an Oireachtas Joint Committee
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03 June 2016
Rent Certainty Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 35 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 to provide for rent certainty in the private rental market by linking changes in rent arising from a rent review to the Consumer Price Index
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01 June 2016
Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 34 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 to allow interchangeability between biologic and biosimilar medical goods
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01 June 2016
Corporate Manslaughter Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 33 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to create the indictable offence of corporate manslaughter by an undertaking, to create the indictable offence of grossly negligent management causing death by a high managerial agent of the undertaking, and to provide for related matters
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01 June 2016
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to a Home) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 32 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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May 2016
25 May 2016
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 31 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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25 May 2016
Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 30 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Electoral Acts 1992 to 2015 to ensure all polling stations are made accessible to wheelchair users.
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25 May 2016
Parole Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 29 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of an independent parole board and the release on parole of certain persons found guilty of criminal offences and serving sentences of imprisonment or committed or remanded in custody
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25 May 2016
Statistics (1916 Rising Centenary) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 28 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Statistics Act 1993, in relation to the first Census of Population of Ireland taken since the establishment of the State; to afford that census a special heritage status and to have such released to the public for historical, genealogical and other research as part of the national centenary of the 1916 Rising, and the Decade of Centenaries, commemorations
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16 May 2016
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 27 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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16 May 2016
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 26 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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16 May 2016
Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 25 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend sections 49 and 51 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 to ensure the powers exercised by the Central Bank of Ireland to make regulations, conferred by the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 are fit for purpose; and to provide for related matters
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16 May 2016
Central Bank (Variable Rate Mortgages) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 24 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for measures to address market failures in the market for principal dwelling House mortgage loans, and to provide for related matters
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05 May 2016
Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016 (Number 23 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the law in relation to the adoption of children; and, for that purpose, to amend the Adoption Act 2010; to provide for the repeal of Part 11 of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015; and to provide for related matters
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February 2016
04 February 2016
Local Government (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 22 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1991 to ensure that the county status of a community shall not be altered without the explicit consent of the majority of its electorate
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January 2016
29 January 2016
Regulation of Drones Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 21 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to regulate the use of drones having due regard for public safety, the privacy rights of individuals including rights of privacy attaching to the ownership of private property and for that purpose to provide for a system of registration and licensing which is dependent upon the power of the drone; to provide for a knowledge test to be taken by the owners of drones which exceed a certain size; to require drones to be insured; to set out general and specific principles on the safe operation of drones; to require that certain drones be affixed with a code which makes it identifiable; to provide for a drone reporting service; to require mandatory reporting of drone loss; to provide for the seizure of drones; to provide for the establishment of a working group to develop new policy relating to the commercial use of drones; and to make it an offence to contravene provisions of this Bill.
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29 January 2016
National Shared Services Office Bill 2016 (Number 20 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the National Shared Services Office; to provide for the transfer to that body of certain functions of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform relating to the provision of certain services to public service bodies; to provide for the delegation to that body of certain functions of public service bodies relating to those services; to provide for the amendment of the Public Service Management Act 1997; and to provide for matters connected therewith
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29 January 2016
National Anthem (Protection of Copyright and Related Rights) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 19 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to restore the national anthem copyright protection to the National Anthem of the State and for that purpose to amend the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 and to provide for related matters
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29 January 2016
Health Disclosure Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 18 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for a procedure to facilitate the disclosure of a patient safety incident; and to provide for related matters.
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28 January 2016
Garda Síochána (Amendment Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 17 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the protection of journalists' sources
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22 January 2016
Statute Law Revision Bill 2016 [Seanad] (Number 16 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to promote the revision of statute law by repealing enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary
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22 January 2016
Single Resolution Board (Loan Facility Agreement) Bill 2016 (Number 15 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to make provision in relation to an agreement that is to be entered into between the Single Resolution Board and the State concerning the lending of sums by the State to the Single Resolution Board in circumstances where, after disposal of the latter?s funds in the manner set out in Article 5(1) of the Agreement on the Transfer and Mutualisation of Contributions to the Single Resolution Fund done at Brussels on 21 May 2014, such disposal is not sufficient to meet the costs of a resolution action referred to in that Article and, in particular, to enable the making of payments from the Central Fund or the growing produce of that Fund of sums, not exceeding, in the aggregate, a certain amount, to that Board and to provide for related matters.
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22 January 2016
Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 14 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1991 to ensure that the county status of a community shall not be altered without the explicit consent of the majority of its electorate.
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