Bill entitled an Act to consolidate the Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Acts, 1988 and 1993, to give the force of law to the Convention signed at Brussels on the 29th day of November, 1996 on the accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters and to the Protocol on its interpretation by the Court of Justice of the European Communities with the adjustments made to them by the Convention on the accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, of Ireland and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, by the Convention on the accession of the Hellenic Republic and by the Convention on the accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 23 Dec 1998

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.

23 Dec 1998

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    25 Feb 1998

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    25 Feb 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    2 Apr 1998

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Apr 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    13 May 1998

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    13 May 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    13 May 1998

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    13 May 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    13 May 1998

    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)

    13 May 1998

    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

    7 Oct 1998

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    7 Oct 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    7 Oct 1998

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    7 Oct 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    16 Dec 1998

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    16 Dec 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    16 Dec 1998

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    16 Dec 1998

    Completed

  • Enacted

    23 Dec 1998

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    23 Dec 1998

    Completed

 

23 Dec 1998

An tAcht um Dhlínse Cúirteanna agus Forghníomhnú Breithiúnas, 1998

23 Dec 1998

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act 1998

Debates

16 Dec 1998

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998 [ Seanad ]: Report and Final Stages.

9 Dec 1998

Dáil Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998: Report of Select Committee.

7 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998: Referral to Select Committee.

7 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage (Resumed).

7 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998 [ Seanad ]: Second Stage.

13 May 1998

Seanad Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998: Committee and Remaining Stages.

2 Apr 1998

Seanad Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998: Second Stage.

2 Apr 1998

Seanad Éireann

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Bill, 1998: Order for Second Stage.