Bill entitled an Act to establish an administrative structure for the development, recognition and award of education and training qualifications in the State; to establish the National Qualifications Authority, the Further Education and Training Awards Council and the Higher Education and Training Awards Council and to define their functions; to dissolve the National Council for Educational Awards; to repeal the National Council for Educational Awards Act, 1979; to amend the Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992, and the Labour Services Act, 1987, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 13 Jul 1999

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Science

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

13 Jul 1999

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    1 Mar 1999

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    1 Mar 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    9 Mar 1999

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Mar 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    21 Apr 1999

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    21 Apr 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    6 Jul 1999

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    6 Jul 1999

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    6 Jul 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)

    6 Jul 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

    26 May 1999

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 May 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    26 May 1999

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    26 May 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Jul 1999

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    2 Jul 1999

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    2 Jul 1999

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    2 Jul 1999

    Completed

  • Enacted

    13 Jul 1999

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    13 Jul 1999

    Completed

 

13 Jul 1999

Acht na gCáilíochtaí (Oideachas agus Oiliúint), 1999

13 Jul 1999

Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 1999

Debates

6 Jul 1999

Seanad Éireann

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

2 Jul 1999

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Report and Final Stages.

30 Jun 1999

Select Committee On Education And Science

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed).

29 Jun 1999

Select Committee On Education And Science

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

26 May 1999

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

26 May 1999

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

18 May 1999

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage.

22 Apr 1999

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Report and Final Stages.

21 Apr 1999

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage (Resumed). SECTION 8.

21 Apr 1999

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Committee Stage. SECTION 1.

9 Mar 1999

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Second Stage.

9 Mar 1999

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications (Education and Training) Bill, 1999: Order for Second Stage.