Bill entitled an Act to make provision in respect of copyright, protection of rights of performers and rights in performances, to make provision for licensing schemes and registration schemes for copyright and related rights; to restate the law in respect of Council Directive No. 91/250/EEC of 14 May 1991 on the legal protection of computer programs; to give effect to Council Directive No. 92/100/EEC of 19 November 1992 on rental right and lending right and on certain rights relating to copyright in the field of intellectual property; to give effect to Council Directive No. 93/83/EEC of 27 September 1993 on the co-ordination of certain rules concerning copyright and rights related to copyright applicable to satellite broadcasting and cable retransmission; to restate the law in respect of Council Directive No. 93/98/EEC of 29 October 1993 harmonising the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights and to give effect to Article 2.1 thereof; to give effect to Directive No. 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 10 Jul 2000

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    1 Apr 1999

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    1 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 May 1999

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 May 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    17 Jun 1999

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    17 Jun 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    13 Oct 1999

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    13 Oct 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Oct 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)

    19 Oct 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

    11 Nov 1999

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    11 Nov 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    11 Nov 1999

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    11 Nov 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    22 Jun 2000

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    22 Jun 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    22 Jun 2000

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    22 Jun 2000

    Completed

  • Enacted

    10 Jul 2000

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    10 Jul 2000

    Current Stage

 

10 Jul 2000

Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000

Debates

30 Jun 2000

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [ Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil ] : Report and Final Stages.

22 Jun 2000

Dáil Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

22 Jun 2000

Dáil Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage.

18 Apr 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

5 Apr 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Apr 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

29 Mar 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

23 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

22 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

17 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

15 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

8 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed.)

2 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

25 Jan 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Jan 2000

Select Committee On Enterprise And Small Business

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage.

11 Nov 1999

Dáil Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

11 Nov 1999

Dáil Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage.

19 Oct 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

13 Oct 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Report Stage (Resumed).

13 Oct 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Report Stage (Resumed).

13 Oct 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Report Stage.

30 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

30 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

29 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

17 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Committee Stage. SECTION 1.

12 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Second Stage.

6 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Copyright and Related Rights Bill, 1999: Order for Second Stage.