Last updated: 17 Aug 1961

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

17 Aug 1961

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    12 Apr 1961

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Apr 1961

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    12 Apr 1961

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    12 Apr 1961

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    26 Jul 1961

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    26 Jul 1961

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Aug 1961

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    2 Aug 1961

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    2 Aug 1961

    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)

    2 Aug 1961

    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

    9 Aug 1961

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Aug 1961

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    9 Aug 1961

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    9 Aug 1961

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    9 Aug 1961

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    9 Aug 1961

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    9 Aug 1961

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    9 Aug 1961

    Completed

  • Enacted

    17 Aug 1961

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    17 Aug 1961

    Completed

 

9 Aug 1961

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Defamation Bill, 1961

2 Aug 1961

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961

26 Jul 1961

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Defamation Bill, 1961

12 Apr 1961

As Initiated

Defamation Bill, 1961

Debates

9 Aug 1961

Seanad Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961—Second and Subsequent Stages.

2 Aug 1961

Dáil Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961 — Report and Final Stages.

26 Jul 1961

Dáil Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961—Committee Stage (Resumed).

26 Jul 1961

Dáil Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961—Committee Stage.

3 May 1961

Dáil Éireann

Business of Dáil. - Defamation Bill, 1961—Second Stage.

12 Apr 1961

Dáil Éireann

Defamation Bill, 1961—First Stage.