Bill entitled an Act to reform tha law concerning mental capacity, to provide for informal decision-making on behalf of adult persons who lack capacity in certain circumstances, to establish a Guardianship Board which may appoint Personal Guardians to deal with the property, financial matters and welfare of adult persons who lack capacity, to confer jurisdiction on the High Court in certain matters, to provide for the establishment of the office of Public Guardian and to set out the functions and powers of the Public Guardian, to amend and repeal various enactments for this purpose, and for related matters

Last updated: 12 Feb 2007

Sponsored by: Joe O'Toole; Mary E.F. Henry

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill has lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad.

12 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    12 Feb 2007

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Feb 2007

    Completed

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    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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

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

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

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    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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14 Feb 2007

As Initiated

Mental Capacity and Guardianship Bill 2007

Debates

21 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Mental Capacity and Guardianship Bill 2007: Second Stage.

21 Feb 2007

Seanad Éireann

Mental Capacity and Guardianship Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage.