Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Criminal Justice Act 1993; to amend criminal law and procedure in other respects, including making provision for exceptions to the rule against double jeopardy so as to enable the Court of Criminal Appeal to hear and determine applications brought in certain circumstances by the Director of Public Prosecutions to quash certain acquittals and to have persons who are the subject of those applications re-tried, and to provide for an appeal to the Supreme Court on a point of law from a determination of the Court of Criminal Appeal in respect of such applications; to extend the powers of the Garda Síochána in relation to the investigation of certain offences; to extend the circumstances in which the Director of Public Prosecutions or the Attorney General, as may be appropriate, may take an appeal in criminal proceedings; to amend the Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act 1962, the Courts of Justice Act 1924 and the Offences Against the State Act 1939; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 20 Jul 2010

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    21 May 2009

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    21 May 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    10 Jun 2009

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 Jun 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Nov 2009

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    4 Nov 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    8 Dec 2009

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    8 Dec 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    8 Dec 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)

    8 Dec 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

    11 Feb 2010

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    11 Feb 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    4 Mar 2010

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    4 Mar 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    8 Jul 2010

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    8 Jul 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    8 Jul 2010

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    8 Jul 2010

    Completed

  • Enacted

    20 Jul 2010

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    20 Jul 2010

    Current Stage

 

20 Jul 2010

Criminal Procedure Act 2010

20 Jul 2010

An tAcht um Nós Imeachta Coiriúil 2010

12 Jul 2010

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009

1 Jul 2010

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009

9 Dec 2009

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009

3 Dec 2009

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009

25 May 2009

As Initiated

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009

Amendments

7 Jul 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

28 Jun 2010

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

28 Jun 2010

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

9 Dec 2009

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

3 Nov 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

13 Jul 2010

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages

8 Jul 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

29 Jun 2010

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

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Committee Stage

4 Mar 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

4 Mar 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

11 Feb 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

8 Dec 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Report and Final Stages.

2 Dec 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

2 Dec 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

2 Dec 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Nov 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

10 Jun 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Second Stage.

10 Jun 2009

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Procedure Bill 2009: Order for Second Stage.