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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Recently considered Bills and Acts

18 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018

No. 130 of 2018

16 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Greyhound Racing Bill 2018

No. 109 of 2018

11 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Courts (Establishment and Constitution) (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 24 of 2019

11 Apr 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Thirty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Dissolution of Marriage) Bill 2016

No. 57 of 2016

11 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 13 of 2019

11 Apr 2019

Enacted

Companies (Amendment) Act 2019

No. 10 of 2019

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 1 of 2019

10 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Civil Liability and Courts (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 32 of 2019

10 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2019

No. 33 of 2019

4 Apr 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019

No. 30 of 2019

4 Apr 2019

Enacted

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2019

No. 9 of 2019

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017

No. 19 of 2017

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