Bill entitled an Act to make new provision, by analogy with Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in the interests of the common good, for the prohibition of activities which prevent, restrict or distort competition in trade in the State or which constitute an abuse of a dominant position in such trade, to complement the powers available to the Commission of the European Communities with regard to the enforcement of the said Articles 81 and 82, to make new provision, in the interests of the common good, for the control of certain mergers or acquisitions, to continue in being the Competition Authority and make new provision about its functions, to repeal the Competition Acts, 1991 and 1996, the Mergers and Takeovers (Control) Acts, 1978 to 1996, and certain other enactments, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 10 Apr 2002

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

10 Apr 2002

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    19 Dec 2001

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    19 Dec 2001

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Feb 2002

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Feb 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    20 Feb 2002

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    20 Feb 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    28 Mar 2002

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    28 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    28 Mar 2002

    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)

    28 Mar 2002

    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

    8 Mar 2002

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    8 Mar 2002

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    8 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    27 Mar 2002

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    27 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    27 Mar 2002

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    27 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Enacted

    10 Apr 2002

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    10 Apr 2002

    Completed

 

10 Apr 2002

Competition Act 2002

27 Mar 2002

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill 2001

20 Feb 2002

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill 2001

19 Dec 2001

As Initiated

Competition Bill 2001

22 Mar 2001

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Competition Bill 2001

Debates

28 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil ] : Report and Final Stages.

27 Mar 2002

Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Report and Final Stages.

27 Mar 2002

Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Motion.

8 Mar 2002

Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Referral to Select Committee.

8 Mar 2002

Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage (Resumed).

28 Feb 2002

Dáil Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001 [ Seanad ] : Second Stage.

20 Feb 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001: Report and Final Stages.

20 Feb 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001: Committee Stage.

6 Feb 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Feb 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001: Second Stage.

6 Feb 2002

Seanad Éireann

Competition Bill, 2001: Order for Second Stage.