Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Directive No. 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks and amending Directive 2002/58/EC, to provide for the retention of and access to certain data for the purposes of the prevention of serious offences, the safeguarding of the security of the State and the saving of human life, to repeal Part 7 of the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005, to amend the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 26 Jan 2011

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill may now be signed into law by the President

26 Jan 2011

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    6 Jul 2009

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    6 Jul 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    8 Oct 2009

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 Oct 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    11 Nov 2009

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    11 Nov 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    24 Feb 2010

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    24 Feb 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    24 Feb 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)

    24 Feb 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

    29 Apr 2010

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    29 Apr 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    20 Jan 2011

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    20 Jan 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    20 Jan 2011

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    20 Jan 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    20 Jan 2011

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    20 Jan 2011

    Completed

  • Enacted

    26 Jan 2011

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    26 Jan 2011

    Current Stage

 

26 Jan 2011

Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011

26 Jan 2011

An tAcht Cumarsáide (Sonraí a Choimeád) 2011

12 Nov 2009

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009

9 Jul 2009

As Initiated

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009

Amendments

19 Jan 2011

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

22 Feb 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

9 Nov 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

20 Jan 2011

Seanad Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Committee and Remaining Stages

29 Apr 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Second Stage.

24 Feb 2010

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data Bill) 2009: Fifth Stage.

24 Feb 2010

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data Bill) 2009: Report Stage (Resumed).

24 Feb 2010

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data Bill) 2009: Report Stage.

24 Feb 2010

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data Bill) 2009: Order for Report Stage.

11 Nov 2009

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Message from Select Committee.

11 Nov 2009

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

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

8 Oct 2009

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Referral to Select Committee.

8 Oct 2009

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Second Stage.

8 Oct 2009

Dáil Éireann

Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009: Order for Second Stage.