Bill entitled an Act to provide for powers of attorney to operate when the donor of the power is or is becoming mentally incapable and to amend in other respects the law relating to powers of attorney generally

Last updated: 05 Jun 1996

Sponsored by: Minister for Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

5 Jun 1996

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    28 Jun 1995

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    28 Jun 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    19 Jul 1995

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Jul 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    7 Dec 1995

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    7 Dec 1995

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    29 May 1996

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    29 May 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    29 May 1996

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    29 May 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    20 Feb 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    20 Feb 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    20 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    15 May 1996

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    15 May 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    15 May 1996

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    15 May 1996

    Completed

  • Enacted

    5 Jun 1996

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    5 Jun 1996

    Completed

Documents are not currently available online.

Debates

15 May 1996

Dáil Éireann

Supplementary Estimates, 1996. - Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

15 May 1996

Dáil Éireann

Supplementary Estimates, 1996. - Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [Seanad]: Report of Select Committee.

13 Mar 1996

Select Committee On Legislation And Security

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

20 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [ Seanad ]: Referral to Select Committee.

20 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage (Resumed).

7 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage.

7 Dec 1995

Seanad Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995: Committee and Final Stages.

9 Nov 1995

Seanad Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995: Second Stage (Resumed).

19 Jul 1995

Seanad Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995: Second Stage.

19 Jul 1995

Seanad Éireann

Powers of Attorney Bill, 1995: Order for Second Stage.