Bill entitled an Act to provide for the prompt payment of business accounts by certain public sector and other purchasers of goods and services, and for related purposes

Last updated: 21 May 1997

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

21 May 1997

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    8 Apr 1997

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    8 Apr 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    8 May 1997

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 May 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    14 May 1997

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    14 May 1997

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    14 May 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    14 May 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)

    14 May 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

    16 May 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    16 May 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    16 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    16 May 1997

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    16 May 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    16 May 1997

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    16 May 1997

    Completed

  • Enacted

    21 May 1997

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    21 May 1997

    Completed

 

21 May 1997

Prompt Payment of Accounts Act 1997

Debates

16 May 1997

Seanad Éireann

Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Committee and Final Stages.

16 May 1997

Seanad Éireann

Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

14 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Committee and Remaining Stages.

14 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

8 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

8 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

8 May 1997

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Prompt Payment of Accounts Bill, 1997: Order for Second Stage.