Bill entitled an Act to provide for the regulation of the provision of legal services, to provide for the establishment of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority, to provide for the establishment of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal to make determinations as to misconduct by legal practitioners, to provide for new structures in which legal practitioners may provide services together or with others, to provide for the establishment of a roll of practising barristers, to provide for reform of the law relating to the charging of costs by legal practitioners and the system of the assessment of costs relating to the provision of legal services, to provide for the manner of appointment of persons to be Senior Counsel, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 30 Dec 2015

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

30 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    9 Oct 2011

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Oct 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    16 Dec 2011

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Dec 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    23 Feb 2012

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    23 Feb 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    21 Apr 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    21 Apr 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    22 Apr 2015

    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)

    22 Apr 2015

    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

    13 May 2015

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 May 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    19 Nov 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    19 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Enacted

    30 Dec 2015

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    30 Dec 2015

    Completed

 

30 Dec 2015

Legal Services Regulation Act 2015

15 Dec 2015

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011

21 Apr 2015

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011

12 Feb 2014

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011

9 Oct 2011

As Initiated

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011

Amendments

8 Dec 2015

Report Stage

Additional & Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

8 Dec 2015

Report Stage

Additional & Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

3 Dec 2015

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

1 Dec 2015

Report Stage

4th Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

1 Dec 2015

Report Stage

3rd Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

26 Nov 2015

Report Stage

2nd Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

25 Nov 2015

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

25 Nov 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

18 Nov 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

20 Apr 2015

Report Stage

4th Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

17 Apr 2015

Report Stage

3rd Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

17 Apr 2015

Report Stage

2nd Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

12 Dec 2014

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

10 Jul 2014

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Jan 2014

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Jan 2014

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

15 Jul 2013

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

11 Jul 2014

Dáil Éireann

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011: Report Stage

16 Jul 2013

Dáil Éireann

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011: Financial Resolution