Bill entitled an Act to make further provision for the education of people with disabilities, to provide that, to the greatest extent practicable, people with disabilities shall have the same right to avail of, and benefit from, appropriate education as do their peers who do not have disabilities, to assist children with disabilities to leave school with the skills necessary to participate, to the greatest extent practicable, in an inclusive way in the social and economic activities of society and to live independent and fulfilled lives, to provide for consultation with parents of children with disabilities in relation to the education of those children, to ensure that schools and public bodies involved in the education of people with disabilities act in a co-ordinated way in the interests of those people, for those purposes to establish a body to be known as the National Council for Special Education and to define its functions, to confer certain functions on health boards in relation to the education of people with disabilities, to enable certain decisions made in relation to the education of people with disabilities to be the subject of an appeal to an Appeals Board and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 27 Mar 2003

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Science

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad

25 Apr 2002

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    22 Mar 2002

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    22 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    26 Mar 2002

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    27 Mar 2002

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    27 Mar 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    4 Apr 2002

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    4 Apr 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

27 Mar 2003

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill 2002

4 Apr 2002

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill 2002

4 Apr 2002

As Initiated

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill 2002

Debates

4 Apr 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Report and Final Stages.

27 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Committee Stage (Resumed).

27 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Committee Stage (Resumed).

27 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Committee Stage.

26 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Second Stage.

26 Mar 2002

Seanad Éireann

Education for Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2002: Order for Second Stage.