Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the powers of the Garda Síochána in relation to the investigation of offences, to amend criminal law and procedure in other respects, including provision for the admissibility in evidence of certain witness statements, an extension of the circumstances in which the Attorney General in the case or, if he or she is the prosecuting authority in a trial, the Director of Public Prosecutions may refer a question of law to the Supreme Court for determination or take an appeal in criminal proceedings, a restriction of the offences to which section 10(4) of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851 applies, an amendment of the jurisdiction of the District Court in criminal matters, the imposition of fixed charges in respect of certain offences under the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994, an amendment of the requirements for the issue of a firearms certificate and an amendment of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851 relating to the issue and execution of certain warrants, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 4 Jul 2006

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    6 Jul 2004

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    6 Jul 2004

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    15 Feb 2005

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Feb 2005

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    29 Mar 2006

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    29 Mar 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    27 Jun 2006

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    27 Jun 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    28 Jun 2006

    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)

    28 Jun 2006

    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

    30 Jun 2006

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    30 Jun 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Jul 2006

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    3 Jul 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    4 Jul 2006

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    4 Jul 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    4 Jul 2006

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    4 Jul 2006

    Current Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

16 Jul 2006

Criminal Justice Act 2006

16 Jul 2006

An tAcht um Cheartas Coiriúil 2006

14 Jul 2006

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Criminal Justice Bill 2004

29 Jun 2006

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004

16 Jun 2006

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Criminal Justice Bill 2004

9 Jul 2004

As Initiated

Criminal Justice Bill 2004

Amendments

6 Jul 2006

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

4 Jul 2006

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

3 Jul 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Jun 2006

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

27 Jun 2006

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Jun 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

7 Jun 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

16 May 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

12 May 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

23 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

9th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

14 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

8th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

14 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

7th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

13 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

6th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

12 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

5th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

11 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

4th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

5 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

5 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

2nd Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

5 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

3rd Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

4 Apr 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

4 Jul 2006

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report and Final Stages.

3 Jul 2006

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage.

30 Jun 2006

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage.

28 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

28 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

28 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

27 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed).

27 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Report Stage.

27 Jun 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Order for Report Stage.

14 Jun 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women's Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

7 Jun 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

1 Jun 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

30 May 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

16 May 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

11 May 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

10 May 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

3 May 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

26 Apr 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

19 Apr 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

5 Apr 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Apr 2006

Select Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Committee Stage.

29 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Motion (Resumed).

29 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Motion (Resumed).

28 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Motion (Resumed).

28 Mar 2006

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Motion.

28 Mar 2006

Joint Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Presentations.

26 Oct 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Referral to Select Committee.

26 Oct 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

26 Oct 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

18 Oct 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Oct 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

7 Sep 2005

Joint Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Ministerial Presentation.

2 Jun 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

2 Mar 2005

Joint Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Presentation.

23 Feb 2005

Joint Committee On Justice, Equality, Defence And Women’S Rights

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Presentations.

17 Feb 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage (Resumed).

15 Feb 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Second Stage.

15 Feb 2005

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2004: Order for Second Stage.