Legislative Information

Bills Initiated 1997 to present
Bilingual Acts of the Oireachtas 1922 to present 
Full Text, both languages where available at achtanna.oireachtas.ie

Bills and Acts of the Oireachtas 1997 to present 
The full text of Bills and Acts is now available in Adobe PDF format on this Web site. The official translation of the Acts into Irish is also published here, when available.

This means that you may download the entire text of an Act or Bill, and search, view, and print the document in the same format as it is published. Explanatory Memoranda are also available for most Bills. Useful links and contact details are also included.

Amendment Lists
We are publishing lists of proposed amendments to bills on an experimental basis, in MS Word format. Your comments are welcome. Please send an e-mail to webmaster@oireachtas.ie

electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) 1922-Date
The electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) available at www.irishstatutebook.ie includes the full and searchable text of Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments from 1922 to date. A Legislation Directory for Acts (from 1922) and Statutory Instruments (from 1999) is also available.

This Legislative Information web site is maintained by the eDemocracy Unit of the Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas, using information supplied by the Bills Office. Bills and Acts are published on this site as soon as they are available electronically from the Houses' printers.

See related information:

A Brief Guide to the Legislative Process
A bilingual note about the Legislative Process
An information leaflet on legislation