An Act to amend the law in relation to sexual offences and for that purpose to amend the Offences Against the Person Act, 1861, in relation to buggery; to amend the Criminal Law Amendment Acts, 1885 to 1935; to repeal the Vagrancy Act, 1898, and certain provisions of certain other enactments relating to sexual offences and to provide for connected matters.

Last updated: 7 Jul 1993

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

7 Jul 1993

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    15 Jun 1993

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    15 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Jun 1993

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    24 Jun 1993

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    24 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    24 Jun 1993

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    24 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    24 Jun 1993

    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)

    24 Jun 1993

    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

    29 Jun 1993

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    29 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    30 Jun 1993

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    30 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    30 Jun 1993

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    30 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    30 Jun 1993

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    30 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Enacted

    7 Jul 1993

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    7 Jul 1993

    Completed

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Debates

30 Jun 1993

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Report and Final Stages.

30 Jun 1993

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Committee Stage (Resumed).

30 Jun 1993

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Committee Stage.

29 Jun 1993

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Second Stage.

24 Jun 1993

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Committee and Final Stages.

23 Jun 1993

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill, 1993: Second Stage.