Bill entitled an Act to establish a presumption that force used against an intruder is reasonable, to relieve householders of any civil liability to an intruder, to amend the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997 and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 10 Jul 2009

Sponsored by: Michael Ring; Charles Flanagan

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was defeated by vote.

10 Jul 2009

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    10 Jul 2009

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    10 Jul 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    Dáil Third Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

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  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

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    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

25 Jun 2009

As Initiated

Criminal Law (Home Defence) Bill 2009

Debates

17 Sep 2009

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Home Defence) Bill 2009: Second Stage.

10 Jul 2008

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Home Defence) Bill 2008: First Stage.