Bills & Acts

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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Tue, 23 Oct 2018

In Seanad Éireann

In Dáil Éireann

Recently considered Bills and Acts

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Dublin Transport Authority (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 114 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 89 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Local Government Bill 2018

No. 91 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Freedom Of Information (Oversight of the Office of the President) (Amendment) 2018

No. 113 of 2018

17 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Greyhound Racing Bill 2018

No. 109 of 2018

17 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Perjury and Related Offences Bill 2018

No. 112 of 2018

17 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 106 of 2018

16 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 67 of 2018

16 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

No. 90 of 2018

16 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Finance Bill 2018

No. 111 of 2018

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