Bill entitled an Act to make further provision for the promotion of equality between employed persons; to make further provision with respect to discrimination in, and in connection with, employment, vocational training and membership of certain bodies; to make further provision in connection with Council Directive 75/117/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the member states relating to the application of the principle of equal pay for men and women and Council Directive 76/207/EEC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions; to make further provision with respect to harassment in employment and in the workplace; to change the name and constitution of the Employment Equality Agency; to repeal the Anti-Discrimination (Pay) Act, 1974, and to amend the Employment Equality Act, 1977; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 12 Mar 1997

Sponsored by: Minister for Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

12 Mar 1997

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    1 Jul 1996

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    1 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    22 Oct 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Oct 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    20 Nov 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    20 Nov 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    5 Feb 1997

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    5 Feb 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    5 Feb 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)

    5 Feb 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

    20 Feb 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Feb 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    5 Mar 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    5 Mar 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    12 Mar 1997

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    12 Mar 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    12 Mar 1997

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    12 Mar 1997

    Completed

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

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Debates

12 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

12 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Report Stage.

12 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

5 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

5 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Committee Stage.

5 Feb 1997

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

5 Feb 1997

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Report Stage.

5 Feb 1997

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Order for Report Stage.

4 Feb 1997

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Report of Select Committee.

20 Nov 1996

Dáil Éireann

Death of Cathaoirleach of Seanad. - Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Motion to Rescind Order.

23 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Referral to Select Committee.

23 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

23 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

22 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Employment Equality Bill, 1996: Second Stage.