Bill entitled an Act to create a new drug offence, to amend the law relating to proceedings in criminal matters, to amend the law relating to enforcement of penalties against drug traffickers, to establish rules relating to the sentencing of persons who have entered guilty pleas, to provide for evidence by certificate in relation to exhibits, to amend the law relating to the certification, for extradition purposes, of certain offences under the law of Northern Ireland and Scotland, and to provide for other related matters

Last updated: 26 May 1999

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

26 May 1999

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

    9 Dec 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Mar 1998

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    4 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    20 May 1999

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    20 May 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    20 May 1999

    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)

    20 May 1999

    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

    1 Jul 1998

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    1 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    21 Apr 1999

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    21 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    21 Apr 1999

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    21 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    21 Apr 1999

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    21 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Enacted

    26 May 1999

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    26 May 1999

    Completed

 

26 May 1999

An tAcht um Cheartas Coiriúil, 1999

26 May 1999

Criminal Justice Act 1999

Debates

20 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil] : Report and Final Stages.

21 Apr 1999

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

21 Apr 1999

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage.

21 Apr 1999

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Instruction to Committee.

21 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Adjournment Debate. - Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report of Select Committee.

21 Oct 1998

Select Committee On Justice, Equality And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

20 Oct 1998

Select Committee On Justice, Equality And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill 1977 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

15 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Instruction to Select Committee.

1 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

1 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

25 Jun 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

11 Jun 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

11 Jun 1998

Dáil Éireann

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

13 May 1998

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report and Final Stages.

4 Mar 1998

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage.

9 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

9 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

9 Dec 1997

Seanad Éireann

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