Last updated: 23 Jun 1981

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.

23 Jun 1981

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    20 Feb 1981

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    20 Feb 1981

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    24 Feb 1981

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Feb 1981

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    20 May 1981

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    20 May 1981

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    20 May 1981

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    20 May 1981

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    20 May 1981

    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)

    20 May 1981

    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 Jun 1981

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Jun 1981

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    17 Jun 1981

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    17 Jun 1981

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    17 Jun 1981

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    17 Jun 1981

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    17 Jun 1981

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    17 Jun 1981

    Completed

  • Enacted

    23 Jun 1981

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    23 Jun 1981

    Completed

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Debates

17 Jun 1981

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Committee and Final Stages.

3 Jun 1981

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Second Stage.

20 May 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Final Stages.

19 May 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Committee Stage.

7 May 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Second Stage (Resumed).

7 May 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Second Stage (Resumed).

2 Apr 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Second Stage.

24 Feb 1981

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1981: Order For Second Stage.