Bill entitled an Act to give the force of law to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976, done at London on the 19th day of November, 1976, the Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974, done at Athens on the 13th day of December, 1974, as amended by the Protocol thereto done at London on the 19th day of November, 1976, the International Convention for the unification of certain rules of law relating to bills of lading done at Brussels on the 25th day of August, 1924, as amended by the Protocols thereto done at Brussels on the 23rd day of February, 1968, and the 21st day of December, 1979, respectively, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 14 Dec 1996

Sponsored by: Minister for the Marine

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

14 Dec 1996

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    6 Feb 1996

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    6 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    21 Feb 1996

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    21 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    30 May 1996

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    30 May 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    30 May 1996

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    30 May 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    30 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)

    30 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

    25 Jun 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    25 Jun 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    25 Jun 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    25 Jun 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    5 Dec 1996

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    5 Dec 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    5 Dec 1996

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    5 Dec 1996

    Completed

  • Enacted

    14 Dec 1996

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    14 Dec 1996

    Completed

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Debates

5 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996 [ Seanad ]: Report and Final Stages.

5 Dec 1996

Dáil Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996 [ Seanad ]: Order for Report Stage.

18 Sep 1996

Select Committee On Legislation And Security

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996:

25 Jun 1996

Dáil Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

25 Jun 1996

Dáil Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage.

30 May 1996

Seanad Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996: Committee and Final Stages.

21 Feb 1996

Seanad Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

21 Feb 1996

Seanad Éireann

Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Bill, 1996: Order for Second Stage.