The Cemetery Management Bill 2013 was introduced on 20 February 2013.
The bill, explanatory memorandum, and the second stage debate are available by clicking on the above link.
The bill was referred by the Dáil to the Select Sub-Committee on Environment, Community and Local Government, which referred the bill to the Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht. The Joint Committee considered the policy issues arising from the bill.
The committee published its report on Tuesday 2 February 2016 on-line, and a hard copy will be available within a few days.
2 February 2016
Submissions and opening statements were received.
Ms Mary Hurley, assistant secretary, community division;
Mr David Dalton, principal officer, community division;
Ms Isolde Goggin, chairperson;
Mr. John Shine, director of advocacy and market intelligence;
Ms Haiyan Wang, head of unit, consumer enforcement division.
Mr. David Pierce of Pierce Monuments;
Mr. John Sweeney of Craft Monuments;
Mr. Gerry Brennan of Headstones Ireland.
Mr. John Green, chairman;
Mr. George McCullough, chief executive.
The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has supplied a written submission.