Bill entitled an Act to make provision in relation to the maximum fines that a court may impose in respect of offences tried summarily and certain offences tried on indictment; to provide that a court in imposing a fine upon conviction of a person of an offence shall take account of a person's financial circumstances; to provide for the payment of such fines by instalment in certain circumstances; to make provision in relation to the powers of the court where there has been a failure on the part of a convicted person to pay a fine; for those purposes to amend the Criminal Justice (Community Service) Act 1983 and the Courts (No. 2) Act 1986; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 31 May 2010

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

31 May 2010

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    16 Apr 2009

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Apr 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    14 May 2009

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 May 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    14 May 2009

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    14 May 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    20 May 2010

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    20 May 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    3 Mar 2010

    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)

    3 Mar 2010

    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

    22 Apr 2010

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Apr 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    28 Apr 2010

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    28 Apr 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    11 May 2010

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    11 May 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    11 May 2010

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    11 May 2010

    Completed

  • Enacted

    31 May 2010

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    31 May 2010

    Completed

 

31 May 2010

An tAcht Fíneálacha, 2010

31 May 2010

Fines Act 2010

27 May 2010

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Fines Bill 2009

5 Mar 2010

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009

18 Nov 2009

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Fines Bill 2009

20 Apr 2009

As Initiated

Fines Bill 2009

Amendments

12 May 2010

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

10 May 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

5 May 2010

Committee Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill] – Interstage

28 Apr 2010

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

1 Mar 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Nov 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

20 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: From the Seanad

11 May 2010

Seanad Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

28 Apr 2010

Seanad Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

28 Apr 2010

Seanad Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

22 Apr 2010

Seanad Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Second Stage.

3 Mar 2010

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

3 Mar 2010

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

3 Mar 2010

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Order for Report Stage.

14 May 2009

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Referral to Select Committee.

14 May 2009

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Second Stage.

14 May 2009

Dáil Éireann

Fines Bill 2009: Order for Second Stage.