Bill entitled an Act to make provision, consequent on the conclusion of the ten-year framework social partnership agreement 2006-2015 known as “Towards 2016”, for the establishment of a redundancy panel and the reference to it of certain proposed collective redundancies and for related action by the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, including the obtaining from the Labour Court of opinions on the nature of proposed collective redundancies; to remove the upper age limit for entitlement to redundancy payments; to make consequential amendments of the Protection of Employment Act 1977, the Redundancy Payments Act 1967, the Redundancy Payments Act 1971, the Redundancy Payments Act 1979, the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 and the Employment Equality Act 1998; and to make further amendments of those Acts to update penalties and for purposes of statute-law revision

Last updated: 26 Apr 2007

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    12 Mar 2007

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    21 Mar 2007

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    21 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    21 Mar 2007

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    21 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    21 Mar 2007

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    21 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    21 Mar 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)

    21 Mar 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

    29 Mar 2007

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    29 Mar 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    26 Apr 2007

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    26 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    26 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    26 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    26 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    26 Apr 2007

    Current Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

8 May 2007

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Act 2007

8 May 2007

An tAcht um Chaomhnú Fostaíochta (Comhiomarcaíochtaí Eisceachtúla agus Nithe Gaolmhara) 2007

27 Apr 2007

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007

14 Mar 2007

As Initiated

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007

Amendments

30 Apr 2007

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

25 Apr 2007

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

1 May 2007

Seanad Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

26 Apr 2007

Dáil Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Committee and Remaining Stages.

29 Mar 2007

Dáil Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

21 Mar 2007

Seanad Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007: Committee and Remaining Stages.

21 Mar 2007

Seanad Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007: Second Stage.

21 Mar 2007

Seanad Éireann

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage.