Bill entitled an Act to regulate and control the manufacture, use, placing on the market, export, import, transport, testing, storage, classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals; to make provision in relation to major accident hazards, and the prevention of accidents, involving chemicals; for those purposes to give further effect to Regulation (EC) No. 304/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals, Regulation (EC) No. 648/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on detergents and Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (REACH) and establishing a European Chemicals Agency; to confer power on the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment to make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to certain provisions of the treaties governing the European Communities and certain acts of the institutions of those Communities; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 9 Jul 2008

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    16 Apr 2008

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Apr 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    1 May 2008

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    1 May 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    21 May 2008

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    21 May 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    1 Jul 2008

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    1 Jul 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    1 Jul 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)

    1 Jul 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

    3 Jul 2008

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Jul 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Jul 2008

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    3 Jul 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    3 Jul 2008

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    3 Jul 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    3 Jul 2008

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    3 Jul 2008

    Completed

  • Enacted

    9 Jul 2008

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    9 Jul 2008

    Current Stage

 

9 Jul 2008

An tAcht Ceimiceán 2008

9 Jul 2008

Chemicals Act 2008

1 Jul 2008

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008

21 May 2008

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Chemicals Bill 2008

1 May 2008

As Initiated

Chemicals Bill 2008

Amendments

3 Jul 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

18 Jun 2008

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

20 May 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

3 Jul 2008

Seanad Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Committee and Remaining Stages.

3 Jul 2008

Seanad Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Second Stage.

1 Jul 2008

Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Report and Final Stages.

1 Jul 2008

Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Order for Report Stage.

21 May 2008

Select Committee On Enterprise, Trade And Employment

Chemicals Bill 2008: Committee Stage.

20 May 2008

Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Financial Resolution.

1 May 2008

Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Referral to Select Committee.

1 May 2008

Dáil Éireann

Chemicals Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage.