Bills & Acts

The power to make new laws is the sole responsibility of the Houses of the Oireachtas. Dáil Éireann has the primary role in relation to legislation as it is directly elected by the people. All proposed new laws are introduced into the Oireachtas as Bills. When the Government wants to propose a law, the Cabinet approves the Bill and the relevant Minister brings it before the Oireachtas. Opposition parties or Members can also bring forward their own Bills, usually during Private Members’ time.

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Bills scheduled for discussion

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Today, 12 Dec 2019

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

Recently considered Bills and Acts

11 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017

No. 71 of 2017

11 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 103 of 2019

11 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Perjury and Related Offences Bill 2018

No. 112 of 2018

11 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017

No. 3 of 2017

11 Dec 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Social Welfare (No. 2) Bill 2019

No. 89 of 2019

11 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Bill 2019

No. 59 of 2019

10 Dec 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Credit Union Restructuring Board (Dissolution) Bill 2019

No. 10 of 2019

10 Dec 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 91 of 2019

10 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Appropriation Bill 2019

No. 102 of 2019

10 Dec 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Insurance (Life Assurance and Life Insurance) (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 101 of 2019

Irish Statute Book

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Irish Statute Book

View both primary and secondary legislation in the Irish Statute Book (eISB)

How laws are made

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How laws are made

Find out how Bills pass through the Dáil and Seanad to become law

Achtanna an Oireachtais

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Achtanna an Oireachtais

Read Acts of the Oireachtas, in English and Irish, passed from 1922 to 2009

Government legislative programme

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Government legislative programme

Get a list of Government Bills to be prioritised during this term