relating to the liability of a person regarding the use of force by him or her in his or her dwelling or in a dwelling in which he or she is a lawful occupant against a person who enters the dwelling; to amend the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2011

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Law Reform

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

19 Dec 2011

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    15 Jul 2010

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    15 Jul 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    20 Oct 2010

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Oct 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    21 Oct 2010

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    21 Oct 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    24 Nov 2011

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    24 Nov 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    24 Nov 2011

    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 Nov 2011

    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

    8 Dec 2011

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    9 Dec 2011

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    9 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    9 Dec 2011

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    9 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    9 Dec 2011

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    9 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Enacted

    19 Dec 2011

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    19 Dec 2011

    Completed

 

19 Dec 2011

An tAcht um an Dlí Coiriúil (Cosaint agus an Teaghais), 2011

19 Dec 2011

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011

15 Nov 2011

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010

19 Jul 2010

As Initiated

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010

Amendments

8 Dec 2011

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

22 Nov 2011

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

11 Nov 2011

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

9 Dec 2011

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Committee and Remaining Stages

8 Dec 2011

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

8 Dec 2011

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Second Stage

24 Nov 2011

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

24 Nov 2011

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Order for Report Stage

21 Oct 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Referral to Select Committee

21 Oct 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Second Stage (Resumed)

20 Oct 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Second Stage

20 Oct 2010

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Bill 2010: Order for Second Stage