Bill entitled an Act to amend the criminal law and procedure in relation to the misuse of controlled drugs and to provide additional powers to the Garda Síochána and other officials in relation to the detection, investigation and prosecution of offences under the Misuse of Drugs Acts, 1977 and 1984

Last updated: 15 May 1997

Sponsored by: John O'Donoghue

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad

15 May 1997

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    23 Jan 1996

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Jan 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Jan 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Jan 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

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Debates

7 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: Referral to Select Committee.

7 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

31 Jan 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

30 Jan 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

23 Jan 1996

Dáil Éireann

Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1996: First Stage.