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Courts (No. 2) Act 1997

(Act 43 of 1997)
Courts (No. 2) Bill 1997 (Bill 60 of 1997)

Bill entitled an Act to increase the number of ordinary judges of the High Court, to provide for the periods of appointment of judges of the Supreme Court, the High Court, the Circuit Court and the District Court as the presiding judges of each of those Courts, respectively, to amend the order of precedence of judges of the Supreme Court and High Court, to amend the Law Reform Commission Act, 1975, and to provide for consequential and other related matters

Last updated: 18 Dec 1997

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

18 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    2 Dec 1997

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    2 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    11 Dec 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    11 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    11 Dec 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    11 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    11 Dec 1997

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    11 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    11 Dec 1997

    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)

    11 Dec 1997

    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

    17 Dec 1997

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    17 Dec 1997

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    17 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    17 Dec 1997

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    17 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    17 Dec 1997

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made

    (Also known as Final Stage)

    17 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Enacted

    18 Dec 1997

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    18 Dec 1997

    Completed

 

18 Dec 1997

Courts (No. 2) Act 1997

Debates

18 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Motion for Earlier Signature.

17 Dec 1997

Dáil Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Committee and Remaining Stages.

17 Dec 1997

Dáil Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage.

11 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee and Remaining Stages.

11 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

11 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Courts (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Order for Second Stage.

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