Legislative Observatory: Bills 1997 - 2018 by bill number / date

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February 2018
21 February 2018
Number 25 of 2018
Number 25 of 2018
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21 February 2018
Number 24 of 2018
Number 24 of 2018
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21 February 2018
Number 23 of 2018
Number 23 of 2018
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21 February 2018
Number 22 of 2018
Number 22 of 2018
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21 February 2018
Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 21 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015 to allow for the regulation of loan owners and sale of loans; and to provide for related matters
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21 February 2018
Public Health (Availability of Defibrillators) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 20 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to require the management boards of schools to install and maintain defibrillators so that they are available for public use and to require such boards of management to erect signage and make information available online regarding the location of such defibrillators and to require the boards of management to provide training to persons on the premises; to require the maintenance of a register in each premises concerning defibrillators located therein; to provide appropriate exemptions from civil liability; to provide for offences; to empower the Health and Safety Authority to supervise and ensure compliance with this Act and for that purpose to amend the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005; and to provide for related matters
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20 February 2018
Radiological Protection (Amendment) Bill 2018 (Number 19 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Radiological Protection Act 1991; to transfer functions of the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government under the Radiological Protection Acts 1991 to 2014 and the Containment of Nuclear Weapons Act 2003 to the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; to transfer a function of the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport under section 52 of the Harbours Act 1996 to the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment; and to provide for related matters
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15 February 2018
Public Service Superannuation (Amendment) Bill 2018 (Number 18 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous  Provisions) Act 2004; and to provide for related matters.
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14 February 2018
Protection of Employment (Measures to Counter False Self-Employment) Bill 2018 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 17 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to declare the relationship between employer and employee to be a status relationship, to declare the question whether an individual is an employee or is self-employed to be a question of law to be independently determined, to provide that the description given by the parties shall not be conclusive in determining the true status of an employment relationship, to provide protection for persons who are retained to carry out work and are incorrectly not designated as employees, to take certain measures to counter the misrepresentation of the status of employees as if they were working under a contract for services rather than a contract of service, and to provide for related matters
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08 February 2018
Extreme Weather (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 16 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to provide for the safety of employees during certain severe weather warnings issued by Met Éireann; to amend the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 to provide for the protection of public safety and the safety of rescue service personnel during such a weather warning and to provide for related matters
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08 February 2018
Arts (Dignity at Work) (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 15 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to enable the Arts Council to ensure that funding is contingent on compliance with employment law and for that purpose to amend the Arts Act 2003; and to provide for related matters
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07 February 2018
Finance (Office of Tax Simplification) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 14 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to create an Office of Tax Simplification for a time limited period of five years to advise the Minister for Finance on such matters
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05 February 2018
Telecommunications Services (Ducting and Cables) Bill 2018 [Seanad] (Number 13 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the vesting in the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment of certain legal interests relating to ducting and cables for the purposes of the performance of any of his or her functions for telecommunications purposes; to provide for compensation; to provide for certain obligations; and to provide for related matters
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01 February 2018
Prohibition of Sulky-Racing Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 12 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to prohibit sulky racing where no lawful permission has been granted
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01 February 2018
Overcrowded Housing Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 11 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to introduce a new statutory definition of overcrowding in accommodation including the statutory standards that can be used by Planning Authorities to determine if accommodation is overcrowded for the purpose of the Housing Acts; and to strengthen penalties for building owners for overcrowded housing offences
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01 February 2018
Data Protection Bill 2018 [Seanad] (Number 10 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to establish a body to be known as An Coimisiún um Chosaint Sonraí or, in the English language, the Data Protection Commission; to give further effect to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 20161 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation); to give effect to Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 20162 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA and for those and other purposes to amend the Data Protection Act 1988; to provide for the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters
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January 2018
31 January 2018
Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 9 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the amendment of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960, to ensure regard is had to national and global environmental considerations including the annual average global temperature, the monthly mean level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and other matters, when issuing licences, undertakings and leases under the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 and to provide for related matters
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25 January 2018
Central Bank (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 8 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to to extend the application of Part IIIC of the Central Bank Act 1942 to provide powers to the Central Bank to conduct inquiries into the suspected provision of false or misleading information to it and to provide for the administrative sanctions that may be imposed by the Central Bank for the provision of false or misleading information to it; to create an offence of providing false or misleading information to the Central Bank; to amend the Central Bank Act 1942 for those purposes; and to provide for related matters
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25 January 2018
Social Welfare (Payment Order) (Amendment) Bill 2018 (Number 7 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the extension of the powers of the Maintenance Recovery Unit of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, to make a District Court application for a Payment Order, in respect of jobseekers transitional payment to one parent families, thus enabling the State to recoup, from a ?liable relative?, a contribution towards the cost of providing said payment.
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25 January 2018
Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 6 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to give effect to the State's obligations arising under the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War and under customary international humanitarian law; and for that purpose to make it an offence for a person to import or sell goods or services originating in an occupied territory or to extract resources from an occupied territory in certain circumstances; and to provide for related matters
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18 January 2018
Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 5 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 to extend the minimum notice period for a tenancy termination by a landlord, to make rent data available to tenants, and to increase the maximum value of fines applying
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18 January 2018
Valuation (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 4 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Valuation Act 2001 to make provision whereby all licensed premises shall only be liable to be charged property rates on that part of the premises which is licenced to sell alcoholic beverages excluding function rooms or community halls and to provide for related matters
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08 January 2018
Trade Union Representation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2018 [PMB] (Number 3 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Trade Union Act 1941 and the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001 to confer on authorised unions the right to have their representative duties to their members for collective bargaining and disciplinary matters recognised by employers and to provide for related matters.
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08 January 2018
Vehicle Registration Data (Automated Searching and Exchange) Bill 2018 (Number 2 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Council Decision 2008/615/JHA of 23 June 2008 and Council Decision 2008/616/JHA of 23 June 2008 and the Agreement between the European Union and Iceland and Norway on the application of those two Council Decisions insofar as those Council Decisions or that Agreement concern cooperation in relation to automated searching of vehicle registration data and the exchange of such data by or between authorities which are responsible for the prevention, detection and investigation of criminal offences in the State, the other member states of the European Union and Iceland and Norway, and to provide for related matters.
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08 January 2018
Industrial Development (Amendment) Bill 2018 (Number 1 of 2018)
Bill entitled an Act to make provision in relation to the exercise of powers under section 16 of the Industrial Development Act 1986; to provide that certain provisions of the Housing Act 1966 shall apply in respect of the exercise of compulsory powers under that section and to make provision for the performance of functions by An Bord Pleanála in relation thereto; to provide that certain provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000 shall apply in relation thereto; and, for those purposes, to amend the Industrial Development Act 1986; and to provide for related matters.
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