Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a body known in the Irish language as Údarás na hÉireann um Cháilíochtaí agus Dearbhú Cáilíochta or in the English language the Qualifications and Quality Assurance Authority of Ireland; to define its functions; to provide for the dissolution of the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council and the Further Education and Training Awards Council; to repeal the Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 1999; to amend the Higher Education Authority Act 1971, the Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992, the Freedom of Information Act 1997, the Universities Act 1997 and certain other Acts; and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 22 Jul 2012

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Skills

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

22 Jul 2012

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    21 Jul 2011

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    21 Jul 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    20 Sep 2011

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Sep 2011

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    29 Mar 2012

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    29 Mar 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    11 Jul 2012

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    11 Jul 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    10 May 2012

    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)

    10 May 2012

    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

    23 May 2012

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 May 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    23 May 2012

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    23 May 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    5 Jul 2012

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    5 Jul 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    5 Jul 2012

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    5 Jul 2012

    Completed

  • Enacted

    22 Jul 2012

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    22 Jul 2012

    Completed

 

22 Jul 2012

An tAcht um Cháilíochtaí agus Dearbhú Cáilíochta (Oideachas agus Oiliúint), 2012

22 Jul 2012

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

5 Jul 2012

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011

26 Jun 2012

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011

10 May 2012

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011

29 Mar 2012

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011

21 Jul 2011

As Initiated

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011

Amendments

10 Jul 2012

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

10 Jul 2012

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

3 Jul 2012

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

22 Jun 2012

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

9 May 2012

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Mar 2012

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

11 Jul 2012

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages

5 Jul 2012

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

23 May 2012

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Referral to Select Committee

23 May 2012

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

23 May 2012

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

22 May 2012

Dáil Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage

10 May 2012

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Report and Final Stages

29 Mar 2012

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Committee Stage

20 Sep 2011

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Second Stage (Resumed)

20 Sep 2011

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Second Stage

20 Sep 2011

Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011: Order for Second Stage