Bill entitled an Act to establish a Constituency Commission, to make provision for payments to political parties and candidates, to make provision for disclosure of donations for political purposes, to regulate expenditure at elections by political parties and candidates, to provide voting arrangements for certain persons unable to vote at polling stations and to provide for other electoral matters

Last updated: 15 May 1997

Sponsored by: Minister for the Environment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

15 May 1997

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    30 Jun 1994

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    30 Jun 1994

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    12 Oct 1995

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    12 Oct 1995

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    30 Jun 1994

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    30 Jun 1994

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    13 May 1997

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    13 May 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    13 May 1997

    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)

    13 May 1997

    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

    14 May 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    14 May 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    14 May 1997

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    14 May 1997

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Enacted

    15 May 1997

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    15 May 1997

    Completed

 

15 May 1997

Electoral Act 1997

Debates

14 May 1997

Seanad Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Motion for Earlier Signature.

14 May 1997

Seanad Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Committee and Final Stages.

14 May 1997

Seanad Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage.

13 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Electoral Bill, 1994: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

13 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Report Stage.

7 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Report of Select Committee.

1 May 1997

Select Committee On Finance And General Affairs

Electoral Bill, 1994: Committee Stage (Resumed).

26 Mar 1997

Select Committee On Finance And General Affairs

Electoral Bill, 1994: Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 Mar 1997

Select Committee On Finance And General Affairs

Electoral Bill, 1994: Committee Stage.

18 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Referral to Select Committee.

18 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

18 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

17 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

12 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

12 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Second Stage.

12 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: Order for Second Stage.

30 Jun 1994

Dáil Éireann

Electoral Bill, 1994: First Stage.