Bill entitled an Act to provide for the regulation of postal services, to provide for the implementation of Directive 97/67/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 1997 as amended by Directive 2002/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 June 2002 and Directive 2008/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 February 2008, to confer additional functions on the Commission for Communications Regulation, to ensure the provision of a universal postal service, to provide for the designation of a universal postal service provider, to provide for financial support for universal postal service provision, to provide for the authorisation of postal service providers, to make further provision in relation to postal services, to provide for enforcement measures, to provide for offences in relation to postal services, to regulate the provision of free postage for certain candidates for election, to provide for the establishment, operation and maintenance of a system of postcodes, for those and other purposes to repeal certain provisions of, and to amend and extend, the Communications Regulation Act 2002, the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993, the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act 1937, the Electoral Act 1992, the Presidential Elections Act 1993, the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 and certain other acts and statutory instruments, to amend the Broadcasting Act 2009 and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 2 Aug 2011

Sponsored by: Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

2 Aug 2011

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    16 Nov 2010

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Nov 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    24 Nov 2010

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Nov 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    8 Dec 2010

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    8 Dec 2010

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    26 Jul 2011

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    26 Jul 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    9 Dec 2010

    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)

    9 Dec 2010

    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

    13 Apr 2011

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 Apr 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    5 Jul 2011

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    5 Jul 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    20 Jul 2011

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    20 Jul 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    20 Jul 2011

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    20 Jul 2011

    Completed

  • Enacted

    2 Aug 2011

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    2 Aug 2011

    Completed

 

2 Aug 2011

An tAcht um Rialáil Cumarsáide (Seirbhísí Poist) 2011

2 Aug 2011

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

26 Jul 2011

As deemed to have been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

20 Jul 2011

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

5 Jul 2011

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

9 Dec 2010

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

8 Dec 2010

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

24 Nov 2010

As Initiated

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010

Amendments

18 Jul 2011

Report Stage

1st Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

15 Jul 2011

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

4 Jul 2011

Committee Stage

1st Additional & Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

9 Dec 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

6 Dec 2010

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

30 Nov 2010

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

26 Jul 2011

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

26 Jul 2011

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report Stage

20 Jul 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

19 Jul 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

19 Jul 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Report Stage

19 Jul 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Motion to Instruct the Committee

5 Jul 2011

Select Committee On Communications, Natural Resources And Agriculture (Select Sub-Committee On Agriculture, Food And The Marine)

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

13 Apr 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

12 Apr 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

31 Mar 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage

20 Jan 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

13 Jan 2011

Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010 [Seanad]: Second Stage

9 Dec 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Report and Final Stages

8 Dec 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Committee Stage (Resumed)

7 Dec 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Committee Stage (Resumed)

1 Dec 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Committee Stage

24 Nov 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Second Stage

24 Nov 2010

Seanad Éireann

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Bill 2010: Order for Second Stage