Bill entitled an Act to provide for the entitlement of every child in the State to a certain minimum education, and, for that purpose, to provide for the registration of children receiving education in places other than recognised schools, the compulsory attendance of certain children at recognised schools, the establishment of a body, to be known as the National Educational Welfare Board or, in the Irish language, an Bord Náisiúnta Leasa Oideachais, the coordination of its activities and those of certain other persons in so far as they relate to matters connected with school attendance, the identification of the causes of non-attendance on the part of certain students and the adoption of measures for its prevention, to repeal the School Attendance Acts, 1926 to 1967, to permit the supply of data relating to a person's educational history to certain persons, to provide for the amendment of the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996, and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 5 Jul 2000

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Science

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    23 Apr 1999

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    19 May 1999

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 May 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    16 Jun 1999

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    16 Jun 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    16 Jun 1999

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    16 Jun 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    16 Jun 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)

    16 Jun 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

    5 Oct 1999

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    5 Oct 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    26 Jan 2000

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    26 Jan 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    24 May 2000

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    24 May 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    21 Jun 2000

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    21 Jun 2000

    Completed

  • Enacted

    5 Jul 2000

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    5 Jul 2000

    Current Stage

 

5 Jul 2000

Education (Welfare) Act 2000

5 Jul 2000

An tAcht Oideachais (Leas), 2000

Debates

29 Jun 2000

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil ] : Report and Final Stages.

21 Jun 2000

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

21 Jun 2000

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed).

24 May 2000

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage (Resumed).

24 May 2000

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report Stage.

24 May 2000

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Order for Report Stage.

11 Apr 2000

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

24 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

22 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

16 Feb 2000

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

26 Jan 2000

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

17 Nov 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed). - Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

17 Nov 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

17 Nov 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Oct 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Oct 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

5 Oct 1999

Dáil Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage.

16 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed). SECTION 17.

16 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed). SECTION 9.

16 Jun 1999

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage.

19 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Second Stage.

19 May 1999

Seanad Éireann

Education (Welfare) Bill, 1999: Order for Second Stage.