Bill entitled an Act to provide for the summary disposal of charges of offences against military law; to provide for the establishment and jurisdiction of the summary court-martial; to provide for the appointment of the Court-Martial Administrator, the Director of Military Prosecutions and a military judge; to provide for the constitution of courts-martial and membership of a court-martial board; to provide for matters of procedure before courts-martial, the award and execution of punishments by courts-martial and the suspension of sentences; to provide for the establishment of the Courts-Martial Rules Committee and the making of court-martial rules; and for those and other purposes to amend and extend the Defence Acts 1954 to 2006, to make consequential amendments to other enactments and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 21 Apr 2007

Sponsored by: Minister for Defence

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill may now be signed into law by the President

21 Apr 2007

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    19 Dec 2006

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    19 Dec 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Feb 2007

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Feb 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    8 Feb 2007

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    8 Feb 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    4 Apr 2007

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    4 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    4 Apr 2007

    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)

    4 Apr 2007

    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

    1 Mar 2007

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    1 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    8 Mar 2007

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    8 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    3 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    3 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    3 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    3 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Enacted

    21 Apr 2007

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    21 Apr 2007

    Current Stage

 

21 Apr 2007

Defence (Amendment) Act 2007

21 Apr 2007

An tAcht Cosanta (Leasú), 2007

9 Feb 2007

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006

21 Dec 2006

As Initiated

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006

Amendments

2 Apr 2007

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

7 Mar 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Feb 2007

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

8 Feb 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

4 Apr 2007

Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

3 Apr 2007

Dáil Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

8 Mar 2007

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

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

1 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Defence (Amendment) No. 2 Bill 2006: Referral to Select Committee.

1 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Defence (Amendment) No. 2 Bill 2006: Second Stage.

13 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: Report and Final Stages.

8 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

6 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: Second Stage.

6 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2006: Order for Second Stage.