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Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Act 1998

(Act 36 of 1998)
Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Bill 1998 (Bill 46 of 1998)

Bill entitled an Act to make further provision in relation to the release of prisoners or the remission or commutation of their sentences and, for that purpose, to establish a body to be known as the Release of Prisoners Commission to advise, in specified circumstances, with respect to the exercise by the Government or the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform of any power conferred on them or him or her to provide for such release, remission or commutation

Last updated: 13 Jul 1998

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

13 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    26 Jun 1998

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    26 Jun 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    2 Jul 1998

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    2 Jul 1998

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    2 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Jul 1998

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    2 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    2 Jul 1998

    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)

    2 Jul 1998

    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

    3 Jul 1998

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Jul 1998

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    3 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    3 Jul 1998

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    3 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    3 Jul 1998

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    3 Jul 1998

    Completed

  • Enacted

    13 Jul 1998

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    13 Jul 1998

    Completed

 

13 Jul 1998

Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Act 1998

13 Jul 1998

An tAcht um Cheartas Coiriúil (Scaoileadh Saor Príosúnach), 1998

Debates

3 Jul 1998

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Bill, 1998: Second and Subsequent Stages.

2 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Bill, 1998: Report and Final Stages.

2 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Bill, 1998: Committee Stage.

2 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Release of Prisoners) Bill, 1998: Second Stage.

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