Bill entitled an Act to enable the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to enter into agreements for the provision of services relating to the escort of prisoners by persons other than prison officers; to provide for the conduct of inquiries by governors of prisons into alleged breaches of discipline by prisoners, for the sanctions that may be imposed after such inquiries and for the establishment of appeal tribunals to hear appeals against forfeitures so imposed of remission of portion of sentences; to enable special requirements to be provided for in relation to the construction or extension of prisons and other places of detention, including approval thereof by resolution of each House of the Oireachtas and confirmation by Act of the Oireachtas of the resolution; to provide for the appointment of an inspector of prisons; to provide for the giving of evidence by prisoners in certain types of proceedings before the courts by live television link; to amend and repeal certain enactments in relation to prisons and prisoners and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 8 Mar 2007

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    10 Nov 2006

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    10 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    22 Nov 2006

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    28 Nov 2006

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    28 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    5 Dec 2006

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    5 Dec 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    5 Dec 2006

    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)

    5 Dec 2006

    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

    13 Feb 2006

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 Feb 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    27 Feb 2007

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    27 Feb 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    7 Mar 2007

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    7 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    8 Mar 2007

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    8 Mar 2007

    Current Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

31 Mar 2007

Prisons Act 2007

31 Mar 2007

An tAcht na bPríosún 2007

9 Mar 2007

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006

1 Mar 2007

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Prisons Bill 2006

6 Dec 2006

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006

30 Nov 2006

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Prisons Bill 2006

14 Nov 2006

As Initiated

Prisons Bill 2006

Amendments

8 Mar 2007

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

6 Mar 2007

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

26 Feb 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

4 Dec 2006

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Nov 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

20 Mar 2007

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

8 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

7 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Report Stage.

7 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage.

28 Feb 2007

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

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

27 Feb 2007

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

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

14 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

14 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

13 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

1 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

5 Dec 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

5 Dec 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Report Stage.

5 Dec 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Motion to Recommit.

28 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

23 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Second Stage (Resumed).

22 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Second Stage.

22 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Prisons Bill 2006: Order for Second Stage.