Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht - Public Consultation on an Electoral Commission in Ireland
The Nexus phase continues this week with engagement with key witnesses.
Direct Provision System must be made subject to Ombudsman and FOI Acts: Report
The Ceann Comhairle launches Europe Day 2015 in Leinster House
Met with Commissioner Katainen on 21 May on EU Investment Plan and how Ireland can benefit.
The Justice Committee is inviting submissions on the Disability Act 2005 and associated policy.
Detailed information is available on-line including: the full text of all bills as initiated (including explanatory memoranda), as amended, and as passed by each or both houses; amendments tabled; Acts of the Oireachtas and official translations; links to debates on bills are also provided.
The first Six-Monthly Listing of S.I.s covering January to June 2014 can be accessed here
Pre-legislative scrutiny (PLS) by parliament
No. 8 of 2014
This Spotlight uses expert literature on legislative scrutiny and the experience of scrutiny in other parliaments to outline the purpose of pre-legislative scrutiny and the conditions under which it is most likely to be effective. It considers the approaches to, and the focus of, pre-legislative scrutiny in the Houses of the Oireachtas and other parliaments before outlining some of the possible impacts.
The L&RS online catalogue enables you to search for and find digital items from our Documents Laid and Historical Collections.
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The Oireachtas Public Petitions System presents an important new avenue for individuals to participate in the democratic process. Through submitting petitions online and by post, members of the public will be able to take their policy concerns directly to the heart of the Oireachtas.
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Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis (Ordered November 2014):