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Charities Bill 2007

An Bille Carthanas 2007


Bill Number 31 of 2007
Sponsored by Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
Source: Government
Method: Presented
Status: Enacted

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the better regulation of charitable organisations, and, for that purpose, to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as An tÚdarás Rialála Carthanas or in the English Language the Charities Regulatory Authority; to provide for the dissolution of the Commissioners of Charitable Donations and Bequests for Ireland; to make provision in relation to the regulation and protection of charitable organisations and charitable trusts; to provide for the registration of charitable organisations; to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the Charities Appeals Tribunal to hear appeals from decisions of the Charities Regulatory Authority; to make provision in relation to fund-raising by or on behalf of registered charitable organisations; to provide for the repeal of certain provisions of the Charities Act 1961; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Bille dá ngairtear Acht do dhéanamh socrú maidir le rialáil níos fearr a dhéanamh ar eagraíochtaí carthanúla, agus, chun na críche sin, do dhéanamh socrú chun comhlacht a bhunú ar a dtabharfar an tÚdarás Rialála Carthanas nó, sa Bhéarla, the Charities Regulatory Authority ; do dhéanamh socrú chun Coimisinéirí na dTabhartas agus na dTiomnachtaí Carthanúla d'Éirinn a dhíscaoileadh; do dhéanamh socrú i ndáil le rialáil agus cosaint eagraíochtaí carthanúla agus iontaobhas carthanúil; do dhéanamh socrú chun eagraíochtaí carthanúla a chlárú; do dhéanamh socrú chun comhlacht a bhunú ar a dtabharfar an Binse Achomhairc do Charthanais d'fhonn achomhairc i gcoinne cinntí ón Údarás Rialála Carthanas a éisteacht; do dhéanamh socrú i ndáil le cruinniú airgid ag eagraíochtaí carthanúla cláraithe, nó thar a gceann; do dhéanamh socrú chun forálacha áirithe den Acht Carthanas 1961 a aisghairm; agus do dhéanamh socrú i dtaobh nithe a bhaineann leis an méid sin
Dáil Éireann
First Stage
Presented 12/04/2007
10/10/2007 Order for Second Stage
Charities Bill 2007 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum Charities Bill 2007 as initiated and Explanatory Memorandum (in PDF format)
Second Stage
10/10/2007
10/10/2007 resumed
01/11/2007 resumed
15/11/2007 resumed
15/11/2007 Referred to Select Committee
Committee Stage
(Select Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs)
22/01/2008
Committee Amendments / Dáil / Social Welfare Bill 2007 List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments
Charities Bill 2007 as amended in the Select Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Charities Bill 2007 as amended in the Select Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (in PDF format)
Report and Final Stages
29/10/2008 Order for Report Stage
29/10/2008 Report Stage
05/11/2008 resumed
05/11/2008 resumed
05/11/2008 Final Stage
List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments List of Proposed Report Stage Amendments
Charities Bill 2007 as passed by Dáil Charities Bill 2007 as passed by Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann

Second Stage
26/11/2008


Committee Stage
04/12/2008
List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments List of Proposed Committee Stage Amendments

Returned to Dáil Éireann
Report and Final Stages
11/02/2009 Amendments from the Seanad
11/02/2009 Amendments from the Seanad (resumed)
List of Amendments made by Seanad Éireann List of Amendments made by Seanad Éireann

Charities Bill 2007 As Passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas(Short Title) as passed by Both Hosues of the Oireachtas in PDF format"> Charities Bill 2007 As Passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas (in PDF format)


Enacted as Act Number 6 of 2009
Date of Signature: 28 February 2009
Charities Act 2009 in PDF format
An tAcht Carthanas 2009 An tAcht Carthanas 2009