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Defamation Bill 2006 [Seanad]

An Bille um Chlúmhilleadh 2006 [Seanad]


Bill Number 43 of 2006
Sponsored by Senator Mary O'Rourke on behalf of the Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform
Source: Government
Method: Presented
Status: Enacted

Bill entitled an Act to revise in part the Law of Defamation; to repeal the Defamation act 1961; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Bille dá ngairtear Acht d'athmheas Dhlí an Chlúmhillte go páirteach; d'aisghairm an Achta um Chlúmhilleadh 1961; agus do dhéanamh socrú i dtaobh nithe a bhaineann leis an méid sin


Seanad Éireann
First Stage
Presented 07/07/2006
06/12/2006 Order for Second Stage
Defamation Bill 2006 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format) Defamation Bill 2006 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format)


Second Stage
06/12/2006


Committee Stage
20/02/2007
28/02/2007 resumed
28/02/2007 resumed
06/03/2007 resumed
21/03/2007 resumed
26/09/2007 Restoration to Order Paper
04/12/2007 Committee stage
05/12/2007 resumed
05/12/2007 Committee and remaining stages (resumed)
11/12/2007 Committeee Stage (resumed)
11/12/2007 Committee Stage (resumed)
List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (in the 22nd Seanad) List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (in the 22nd Seanad)
List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (in the 23rd Seanad) List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (in the 23rd Seanad)
Defamation Bill 2006 as amended in committee by Seanad (in PDF format) Defamation Bill 2006 as amended in Committee by the Seanad (in PDF format)


Report and Final Stages
11/03/2008
List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments
Defamation Bill 2006 as passed by Seanad Éireann(Short Title) as passed by Dáil Éireann in PDF format"> Defamation Bill 2006 as passed by Seanad Éireann


Dáil Éireann
Second Stage
08/05/2008
14/05/2008 resumed
14/05/2008 resumed
14/05/2008 Referral to Select Committee
on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights


Committee Stage (Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights)
29/04/2009
20/05/2009 (Resumed)
01/07/2009 (Resumed)
List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments
First Additional List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (including substitute amendments) First Additional List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments (including substitute amendments)
Defamatin Bill 2006 [Seanad] As Amended in the Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights Defamation Bill 2006 [Seanad] As Amended in the Select Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights


Report and Final Stages
08/07/2009
List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments
First Additional List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments First Additional List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments
Defamation Bill 2008 [Seanad] as passed byDail Éireann (in PDF format) Defamation Bill 2006 [Seanad] as passed by Dáil Éireann (in PDF format)


Returned to Seanad Éireann
Report and Final Stages
09/07/2009 Seanad bill amended by the Dáil
List of Amendments made by Dáil Éireann Amendments made by Dáil Éireann


Enacted as Act Number 31 of 2009
Date of Signature: 23 July 2009
Defamation Act 2009 (in PDF format) Defamation Act 2009 (in PDF format)
An tAcht um Chlúmhilleadh 2009 An tAcht um Chlúmhilleadh 2009

 
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