Bill entitled an Act to remove certain exceptions contained in the Companies Acts that apply in the cases of companies holding licences under section 9 of the Central Bank Act 1971 (or holding companies of such companies) regarding disclosure of loans to directors and transactions of an analogous nature, to otherwise amend the Companies Acts in respect of loans by companies (of whatever type) to directors or certain related parties and transactions of an analogous nature and, in particular, to amend section 40 of the Companies Act 1990 concerning criminal liability in that regard, to confer additional powers on the Director of Corporate Enforcement with respect to access to information in the possession of companies, including information kept by them in certain registers or books, or in the possession of third parties, to amend sections 20 and 23 of the Companies Act 1990 in relation to search warrants and procedures to be followed in cases of claims of legal professional privilege, to amend sections 43 and 44 of the Companies (Amendment)(No.2) Act 1999 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 12 Jul 2009

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    7 Apr 2009

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    7 Apr 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 May 2009

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 May 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    20 May 2009

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    20 May 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    9 Jun 2009

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    9 Jun 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    9 Jun 2009

    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)

    9 Jun 2009

    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

    18 Jun 2009

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Jun 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    25 Jun 2009

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    25 Jun 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Jul 2009

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    2 Jul 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    2 Jul 2009

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    2 Jul 2009

    Completed

  • Enacted

    12 Jul 2009

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    12 Jul 2009

    Current Stage

 

12 Jul 2009

Companies (Amendment) Act 2009

12 Jul 2009

Acht na gCuideachtaí (Leasú) 2009

10 Jun 2009

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009

28 May 2009

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009

9 Apr 2009

As Initiated

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009

Amendments

30 Jun 2009

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

23 Jun 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

8 Jun 2009

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

19 May 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

2 Jul 2009

Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

25 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Message from Select Committee.

25 Jun 2009

Select Committee On Enterprise, Trade And Employment

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

18 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

18 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

18 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

9 Jun 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

27 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

20 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

20 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Order for Committee Stage.

7 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Second Stage.

6 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009: Order for Second Stage.