Bill entitled an Act to establish a commission, to be known as the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, to investigate child abuse in institutions in the State, to enable persons who have suffered such abuse to give evidence to committees of the Commission, to provide for the preparation and publication of a report by the Commission containing the results of its investigation and any recommendations it considers appropriate for the prevention of child abuse, the protection of children from it and the actions to be taken to address any continuing effects of child abuse on those who have suffered it and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 26 Apr 2000

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Science

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

26 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    2 Feb 2000

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    2 Feb 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    9 Mar 2000

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Mar 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    9 Mar 2000

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    9 Mar 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    18 Apr 2000

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    18 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    18 Apr 2000

    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)

    18 Apr 2000

    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

    19 Apr 2000

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    20 Apr 2000

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    20 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    20 Apr 2000

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    20 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    20 Apr 2000

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    20 Apr 2000

    Completed

  • Enacted

    26 Apr 2000

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    26 Apr 2000

    Completed

 

26 Apr 2000

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Act 2000

Debates

20 Apr 2000

Seanad Éireann

Order of Business. - Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Committee and Remaining Stages.

19 Apr 2000

Seanad Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Second Stage.

18 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

12 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Report Stage (Resumed).

12 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Report Stage.

12 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Order for Report Stage.

4 Apr 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Message from Select Committee.

9 Mar 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Referral to Select Committee.

9 Mar 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Second Stage.

9 Mar 2000

Dáil Éireann

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Bill, 2000: Order for Second Stage.