Bill entitled an Act to provide for the involuntary admission to approved centres of persons suffering from mental disorders, to provide for the independent review of the involuntary admission of such persons and, for those purposes, to provide for the establishment of a Mental Health Commission and the appointment of Mental Health Commission Tribunals and an Inspector of Mental Health Services, to repeal in part the Mental Treatment Act, 1945, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 8 Jul 2001

Sponsored by: Minister for Health and Children

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

8 Jul 2001

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    10 Dec 1999

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    10 Dec 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    6 Apr 2000

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    6 Apr 2000

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    6 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    23 May 2001

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    23 May 2001

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    23 May 2001

    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)

    23 May 2001

    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

    31 May 2001

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    31 May 2001

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    13 Jun 2001

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    13 Jun 2001

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    19 Jun 2001

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    19 Jun 2001

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Jun 2001

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    19 Jun 2001

    Completed

  • Enacted

    8 Jul 2001

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    8 Jul 2001

    Completed

 

8 Jul 2001

Mental Health Act 2001

19 Jun 2001

As deemed to have been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Mental Health Bill 1999

21 May 2001

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill 1999

4 Oct 2000

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Mental Health Bill 1999

Debates

28 Jun 2001

Dáil Éireann

Adjournment Debate Matters. - Mental Health Bill, 1999: From the Seanad.

19 Jun 2001

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Report and Final Stages.

13 Jun 2001

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 Jun 2001

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

13 Jun 2001

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Committee Stage.

31 May 2001

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Second Stage.

23 May 2001

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

23 May 2001

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Report Stage.

25 Oct 2000

Select Committee On Health And Children

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed)

24 Oct 2000

Select Committee On Health And Children

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Committee Stage.

6 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Referral to Select Committee.

6 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Second Stage.

6 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health Bill, 1999: Order for Second Stage.