Bill entitled an Act to make further provision in relation to the jurisdiction of the Courts to make preliminary and ancillary orders in cases where marriages are annulled, or as respects which the spouses become judicially separated, under the law of the State, to enable such orders to be made in certain cases where marriages are annulled or dissolved, or as respects which the spouses become judicially separated, under the law of another state, to make further provision in relation to maintenance under the Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976, and in relation to marriage and to provide for connected matters

Last updated: 02 Oct 1995

Sponsored by: Minister for Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

2 Oct 1995

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    9 Feb 1994

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Feb 1994

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Feb 1994

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Feb 1994

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    23 Mar 1994

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    23 Mar 1994

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    20 Sep 1995

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    20 Sep 1995

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    20 Sep 1995

    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 Sep 1995

    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

    15 Feb 1995

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Feb 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    21 Jun 1995

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    21 Jun 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    19 Sep 1995

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    19 Sep 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Sep 1995

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    19 Sep 1995

    Completed

  • Enacted

    2 Oct 1995

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    2 Oct 1995

    Completed

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Debates

20 Sep 1995

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: From the Seanad.

19 Sep 1995

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Report and Final Stages.

19 Sep 1995

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Motion to Recommit.

21 Jun 1995

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Committee Stage.

15 Feb 1995

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

9 Feb 1995

Seanad Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage.

1 Feb 1995

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Report and Final Stages.

24 May 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Report of Select Committee.

18 May 1994

Select Committee On Legislation And Security

Family Law Bill, 1994: Committee Stage.

11 May 1994

Select Committee On Legislation And Security

Family Law Bill, 1994: Committee Stage.

23 Mar 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Referral to Select Committee.

23 Mar 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

8 Mar 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

24 Feb 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

24 Feb 1994

Dáil Éireann

Issue of Writs: Motions. - Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage (Resumed).

23 Feb 1994

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill, 1994: Second Stage.