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Courts Act , 1996

(Act 26 of 1996)
Courts Bill, 1996 (Bill 40 of 1996)

Bill entitled an Act to enable the number of ordinary judges of the Circuit Court to be not more than twenty-seven

Last updated: 31 Jul 1996

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

31 Jul 1996

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    9 Jul 1996

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    9 Jul 1996

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    10 Jul 1996

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    10 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    10 Jul 1996

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    10 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    10 Jul 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)

    10 Jul 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

    25 Jul 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    25 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    25 Jul 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    25 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    25 Jul 1996

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    25 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    25 Jul 1996

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made

    (Also known as Final Stage)

    25 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Enacted

    31 Jul 1996

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    31 Jul 1996

    Completed

 

25 Jul 1996

As Passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Courts Bill, 1996

9 Jul 1996

As initiated

Courts Bill, 1996

Debates

25 Jul 1996

Dáil Éireann

Courts Bill, 1996: [ Seanad ] Second and Subsequent Stages.

10 Jul 1996

Seanad Éireann

Courts Bill, 1996: Committee and Remaining Stages.

10 Jul 1996

Seanad Éireann

Courts Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

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