Bill entitled an Act to promote the better use of the Irish language by legal practitioners and the provision of legal services through Irish and for that purpose to provide for courses of study and the establishment of registers by the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and the Law Society of Ireland, to repeal the Legal Practitioners (Qualification) Act 1929, to amend the Solicitors Act 1954 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 25 Jun 2008

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    28 Nov 2007

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    28 Nov 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    13 Dec 2007

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 Dec 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    14 Feb 2008

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    14 Feb 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    30 Apr 2008

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    30 Apr 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    30 Apr 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)

    30 Apr 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

    14 May 2008

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 May 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    25 Jun 2008

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    25 Jun 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    25 Jun 2008

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    25 Jun 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    25 Jun 2008

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    25 Jun 2008

    Current Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

9 Jul 2008

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Act 2008

9 Jul 2008

Acht nDlí-Chleachtóirí (An Ghaeilge) 2008

8 Jul 2008

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007

1 May 2008

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007

14 Feb 2008

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007

30 Nov 2007

As Initiated

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007

Amendments

27 Jun 2008

Committee Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

24 Jun 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Apr 2008

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

4 Mar 2008

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

14 Feb 2008

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

14 Feb 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

3 Jul 2008

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: From the Seanad.

25 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Committee and Remaining Stages.

14 May 2008

Seanad Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Second Stage.

30 Apr 2008

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Report and Final Stages.

30 Apr 2008

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Order for Report Stage.

14 Feb 2008

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

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Committee Stage.

13 Dec 2007

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Referral to Select Committee.

13 Dec 2007

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Second Stage.

13 Dec 2007

Dáil Éireann

Legal Practitioners (Irish Language) Bill 2007: Order for Second Stage.