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Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013


An Bille um Chinnteoireacht Chuidithe (Cumas), 2013

 


Bill Number 83 of 2013
Sponsored by Minister for Justice and Equality
Source: Government
Method: Presented
Status: New Bill

 

 

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the reform of the law relating to persons who require or may require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity, whether immediately or in the future; to provide for the appointment by such persons of other persons to assist them in decision-making or (subject to the approval of the Circuit Court) to make decisions jointly with such persons; to provide for the making of applications to the Circuit Court or High Court in respect of such persons, including seeking the approval by the Circuit Court of co-decision-making agreements or the appointment by the Circuit Court of decision-making representatives for such persons; to enable, in specified circumstances, informal decision-making to be done in respect of such persons by other persons who are not decision-making assistants, co-decision-makers, decision-making representatives or attorneys for such persons; to provide for the appointment and functions of the Public Guardian in respect of persons who require or may shortly require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity; to provide for the amendment of the law relating to enduring powers of attorney; to provide for the ratification by the State of the Convention on the International Protection of Adults; and to provide for related matters

 

Bille dá ngairtear Acht do dhéanamh socrú maidir le hathchóiriú an dlí a bhaineann le daoine a dteastaíonn, nó a bhféadfadh go dteastódh, cuidiú uathu i bhfeidhmiú a gcumais cinnteoireachta, cibé acu láithreach nó sa todhchaí; do dhéanamh socrú maidir le daoine den sórt sin do cheapadh daoine eile chun cuidiú leo le linn cinnteoireachta nó (faoi réir ceadú a fháil ón gCúirt Chuarda) chun cinntí a dhéanamh i gcomhpháirt le daoine den sórt sin; do dhéanamh socrú maidir le hiarratais a dhéanamh chun na Cúirte Cuarda nó chun na hArd-Chúirte i leith daoine den sórt sin, lena n-áirítear ceadú ón gCúirt Chuarda a lorg maidir le comhaontuithe comhchinnteoireachta nó an Chúirt Chuarda do cheapadh ionadaithe cinnteoireachta do dhaoine den sórt sin; dá chumasú, in imthosca sonraithe, do dhaoine eile nach cúntóirí cinnteoireachta, comhchinnteoirí, ionadaithe cinnteoireachta nó aturnaetha thar ceann daoine den sórt sin cinnteoireacht neamhfhoirmiúil a dhéanamh i leith daoine den sórt sin; do dhéanamh socrú maidir le ceapadh an Chaomhnóra Phoiblí agus maidir lena fheidhmeanna nó lena feidhmeanna i leith daoine a dteastaíonn cuidiú uathu i bhfeidhmiú a gcumais cinnteoireachta nó a bhféadfadh go dteastódh cuidiú den sórt sin uathu go luath; do dhéanamh socrú maidir le leasú a dhéanamh ar an dlí a bhaineann le cumhachtaí marthanacha aturnae; do dhéanamh socrú maidir leis an Stát do dhaingniú an Choinbhinsiúin maidir le Cosaint Idirnáisiúnta Aosach; agus do dhéanamh socrú i dtaobh nithe gaolmhara


Dáil  Éireann

First Stage
Presented 15/07/2013
Order for Second Stage 03/12/2013
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format)Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format)


Second Stage
03/12/2013
11/12/2013 (Resumed)
Referred to Select Committee 12/12/2013


Committee Stage (Select Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality)
17/06/2015
 List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As amended in the Select Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality (in PDF format) Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As amended in the Select Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality (in PDF format)


Report and Final Stages
21/10/2015
21/10/2015 (Resumed)
List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As passed by D? ?reann Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As passed by Dáil Éireann


Seanad Éireann

Second Stage
10/11/2015


Committee Stage
09/12/2015
10/12/2015 Resumed
List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments


Report and Final Stages
15/12/2015
List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments


Returned to first House  Dáil


Committee Stage
17/12/2015
17/12/2015 (Resumed)
Report Stage
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List of Amendments made by Seanad ?reann List of Amendments made by Seanad Éireann
 


Final Stage
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas (in PDF format) Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas (in PDF format)


Enacted as Act Number 64 of 2015
Date of Signature: 30/12/2015
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 in PDF format Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 in PDF format
Official Translation