Last updated: 26 Jan 1994

Sponsored by: Minister for Equality and Law Reform

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.

3 Dec 1993

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    23 Jun 1993

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Jun 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    7 Jul 1993

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    7 Jul 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    9 Jul 1993

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    9 Jul 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    25 Nov 1993

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    25 Nov 1993

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    25 Nov 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)

    25 Nov 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

    28 Oct 1993

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    28 Oct 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Nov 1993

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    3 Nov 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    24 Nov 1993

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    24 Nov 1993

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    3 Nov 1993

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    3 Nov 1993

    Completed

  • Referral to Supreme Court

    3 Dec 1993

    Referral to Supreme Court

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

    3 Dec 1993

    Completed

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

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Debates

26 Jan 1994

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Message from President.

25 Nov 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: From the Seanad (Resumed).

24 Nov 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Committee Stage.

24 Nov 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Motion.

24 Nov 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Message from Dáil.

17 Nov 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: From the Seanad.

3 Nov 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Report and Final Stages.

3 Nov 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Committee Stage.

28 Oct 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Second Stage (Resumed).

27 Oct 1993

Seanad Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Second Stage.

13 Oct 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

13 Oct 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Report Stage.

6 Oct 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Report of the Select Committee on Social Affairs.

20 Sep 1993

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Committee Stage (Resumed).

9 Sep 1993

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993:

8 Sep 1993

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993:

7 Jul 1993

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Second Stage (Resumed).

7 Jul 1993

Dáil Éireann

Matrimonial Home Bill, 1993: Second Stage.