Last updated: 20 Apr 1943

Sponsored by: Minister for Education

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was referred to the Supreme Court and was declared repugnant to the Constitution. The President declined to sign it.

26 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    17 Jul 1942

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    17 Jul 1942

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Jul 1942

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Jul 1942

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    19 Nov 1942

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    19 Nov 1942

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    25 Nov 1942

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    25 Nov 1942

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    26 Nov 1942

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    26 Nov 1942

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    3 Dec 1942

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Dec 1942

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Dec 1942

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    3 Dec 1942

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    3 Dec 1942

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    3 Dec 1942

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    3 Dec 1942

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    3 Dec 1942

    Completed

  • Referral to Supreme Court

    26 Nov 1942

    Referral to Supreme Court

    The Bill was referred to the Supreme Court for a decision on its compatibility with the Constitution.

    26 Nov 1942

    Completed

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

Documents are not currently available online.

Debates

20 Apr 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Message from President.

16 Apr 1943

Dáil Éireann

Supplementary Estimate, 1943-44. - School Attendance Bill, 1942—Message from the President.

10 Mar 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Message from the Dáil.

10 Mar 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Message from the President.

3 Mar 1943

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942.—Message from the President.

18 Feb 1943

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—From the Seanad.

4 Feb 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Report (Resumed): and Fifth Stage.

3 Feb 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Report.

28 Jan 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee (Resumed).

21 Jan 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 Jan 1943

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee Stage.

3 Dec 1942

Seanad Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Second Stage.

26 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann

Committee on Finance. - School Attendance Bill, 1942—Fifth Stage.

25 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Report.

19 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Com mittee (Resumed—Amendment 13).

18 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Nov 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Committee Stage.

29 Oct 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Second Stage (Resumed).

28 Oct 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—Second Stage.

17 Jul 1942

Dáil Éireann

School Attendance Bill, 1942—First Stage.