Bill entitled an Act to provide for the better regulation of charitable organisations, and, for that purpose, to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as An tÚdarás Rialála Carthanas or in the English Language the Charities Regulatory Authority; to provide for the dissolution of the Commissioners of Charitable Donations and Bequests for Ireland; to make provision in relation to the regulation and protection of charitable organisations and charitable trusts; to provide for the registration of charitable organisations; to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the Charities Appeals Tribunal to hear appeals from decisions of the Charities Regulatory Authority; to make provision in relation to fund-raising by or on behalf of registered charitable organisations; to provide for the repeal of certain provisions of the Charities Act 1961; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 28 Feb 2009

Sponsored by: Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

28 Feb 2009

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    29 Apr 2007

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    29 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    10 Oct 2007

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 Oct 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    15 Nov 2007

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    15 Nov 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    11 Feb 2009

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    11 Feb 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    5 Nov 2008

    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)

    5 Nov 2008

    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

    26 Nov 2008

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Nov 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Dec 2008

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    4 Dec 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    17 Feb 2009

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    17 Feb 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    11 Dec 2008

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    11 Dec 2008

    Completed

  • Enacted

    28 Feb 2009

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    28 Feb 2009

    Completed

 

28 Feb 2009

Charities Act 2009

25 Feb 2009

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Charities Bill 2007

11 Nov 2008

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007

24 Jan 2008

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Charities Bill 2007

16 Apr 2007

As Initiated

Charities Bill 2007

16 Apr 2007

As Initiated

Charities Bill 2007

Amendments

18 Dec 2008

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

11 Dec 2008

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

4 Dec 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Oct 2008

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

21 Jan 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

17 Feb 2009

Seanad Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Motion.

11 Feb 2009

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: From the Seanad (Resumed).

11 Feb 2009

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: From the Seanad.

11 Dec 2008

Seanad Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Report and Final Stages.

4 Dec 2008

Seanad Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Committee Stage.

26 Nov 2008

Seanad Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Second Stage.

5 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Fifth Stage.

5 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Report Stage (Resumed).

5 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Report Stage (Resumed).

29 Oct 2008

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Report Stage.

29 Oct 2008

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Order for Report Stage.

22 Jan 2008

Select Committee On Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural And Gaeltacht Affairs

Charities Bill 2007: Committee Stage.

15 Nov 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Referral to Select Committee.

15 Nov 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Second Stage (Resumed).

1 Nov 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Second Stage (Resumed).

10 Oct 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Second Stage (Resumed).

10 Oct 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Second Stage.

10 Oct 2007

Dáil Éireann

Charities Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage.