Bill entitled an Act to constitute or establish certain colleges and universities as universities under this Act, to allow for the incorporation of educational institutions as parts of universities or as universities in their own right, to provide for the governance of universities by the constituting of governing authorities and academic councils and providing for their powers and functions, to make certain provisions relating to staff, planning and financial scrutiny and reporting of universities, to amend or provide for the continuation and amending of certain university charters and the continuation of statutes, to repeal the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick, Act, 1980, the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin, Act, 1980, and certain provisions of other Acts, to amend certain other Acts, and for connected purposes

Last updated: 14 May 1997

Sponsored by: Minister for Education

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

14 May 1997

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    26 Jul 1996

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    26 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    30 Oct 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    30 Oct 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    10 Dec 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    10 Dec 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    7 May 1997

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    7 May 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    12 Mar 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)

    12 Mar 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

    26 Mar 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Mar 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    22 Apr 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    22 Apr 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    24 Apr 1997

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    24 Apr 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    24 Apr 1997

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    24 Apr 1997

    Completed

  • Enacted

    14 May 1997

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    14 May 1997

    Completed

 

14 May 1997

Acht na nOllscoileanna, 1997

14 May 1997

Universities Act 1997

Debates

7 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: From the Seanad.

24 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Report and Final Stages.

22 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

22 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

16 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

10 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage.

26 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

20 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

20 Mar 1997

Seanad Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

12 Mar 1997

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Report Stage (Resumed).

12 Mar 1997

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Report Stage.

27 Feb 1997

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Report of Select Committee.

26 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

20 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

19 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

6 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Feb 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

30 Jan 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

23 Jan 1997

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage (Resumed).

19 Dec 1996

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Universities Bill, 1996: Committee Stage.

10 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Universities Bill, 1996: Referral to Select Committee.

10 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

10 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

4 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Nov 1996

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

30 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

30 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Universities Bill, 1996: Order for Second Stage.