for the purpose of better protecting and informing the public in its dealings with medical practitioners and, for that purpose, to introduce measures, in addition to measures providing for the registration and control of medical practitioners, to better ensure the education, training and competence of medical practitioners, to amend the membership and functions of the Medical Council, to investigate complaints against medical practitioners and to increase the public accountability of the Medical Council; and, for that purpose, to repeal and replace the Medical Practitioners Acts 1978 to 2002 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 09 May 2007

Sponsored by: Minister for Health and Children

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

7 May 2007

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    18 Jan 2007

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    18 Jan 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Feb 2007

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Feb 2007

    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

    28 Mar 2007

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    28 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    25 Apr 2007

    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)

    25 Apr 2007

    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

    3 Apr 2007

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Apr 2007

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    4 Apr 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 (Also known as Final Stage)

    4 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Enacted

    7 May 2007

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    7 May 2007

    Completed

 

9 May 2007

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007

7 May 2007

Acht na Lia-Chleachtóirí, 2007

7 May 2007

Medical Practitioners Act 2007

29 Mar 2007

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007

22 Mar 2007

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007

22 Jan 2007

As Initiated

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007

Amendments

17 Apr 2007

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

4 Apr 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

27 Mar 2007

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

20 Mar 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

25 Apr 2007

Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: From the Seanad.

4 Apr 2007

Seanad Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Committee and Remaining Stages.

3 Apr 2007

Seanad Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Second Stage.

28 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Report and Final Stages.

27 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Referral to Select Committee.

27 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Second Stage (Resumed)

23 Feb 2007

Dáil Éireann

Medical Practitioners Bill 2007: Second Stage.