Bill entitled an Act to amend the law relating to the trial and detention of persons suffering from mental disorders who are charged with offences or found not guilty by reason of insanity, to amend the law relating to unfitness to plead and the special verdict, to provide for the committal of such persons to designated centres and for the independent review of the detention of such persons and, for those purposes, to provide for the establishment of a Mental Health Review Board, to repeal the Trial of Lunatics Act, 1883, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 12 Apr 2006

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

12 Apr 2006

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    10 Dec 2002

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    10 Dec 2002

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    19 Feb 2003

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Feb 2003

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    8 Apr 2004

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    8 Apr 2004

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    6 Apr 2006

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    6 Apr 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Apr 2005

    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)

    19 Apr 2005

    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

    15 Nov 2005

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Nov 2005

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    18 Jan 2006

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    18 Jan 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    23 Mar 2006

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    23 Mar 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    23 Mar 2006

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    23 Mar 2006

    Completed

  • Enacted

    12 Apr 2006

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    12 Apr 2006

    Completed

 

12 Apr 2006

Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006

29 Mar 2006

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002

24 Jan 2006

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002

21 Apr 2005

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002

10 Dec 2002

As Initiated

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002

Amendments

23 Mar 2006

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

18 Jan 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

6 Apr 2006

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

23 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

23 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage.

15 Nov 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

15 Nov 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

3 Nov 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

19 Apr 2005

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Report and Final Stages.

8 Apr 2004

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Committee Stage (Resumed).

7 Apr 2004

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Committee Stage (Resumed).

7 Apr 2004

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Committee Stage.

19 Feb 2003

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Second Stage.

19 Feb 2003

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Insanity) Bill 2002: Order for Second Stage.