Bill entitled an Act to provide for the granting of an amnesty, and, as appropriate, an immunity from prosecution, to those members of the Defence Forces who served with forces (including the armed forces of a country) fighting on the Allied side during the Second World War and were subsequently found guilty by a military tribunal of, or who were or who still are liable to be prosecuted for, desertion or being absent without leave, or who were dismissed from the Defence Forces pursuant to the provisions of the Emergency Powers (No. 362) Order 1945 (S. R. & O. 1945. No. 198); and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 14 May 2013

Sponsored by: Minister for Defence

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

14 May 2013

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    19 Dec 2012

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    19 Dec 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Feb 2013

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Feb 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    14 Feb 2013

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    14 Feb 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    14 Feb 2013

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    14 Feb 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    14 Feb 2013

    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)

    14 Feb 2013

    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

    16 Apr 2013

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Apr 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    16 Apr 2013

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    16 Apr 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    7 May 2013

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    7 May 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    7 May 2013

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    7 May 2013

    Completed

  • Enacted

    14 May 2013

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    14 May 2013

    Completed

 

14 May 2013

An tAcht Fórsaí Cosanta (Ilphardún agus Díolúine maidir leis an Dara Cogadh Domhanda), 2013

14 May 2013

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Act 2013

20 Dec 2012

As Initiated

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012

Amendments

22 Apr 2013

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 Feb 2013

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

24 Apr 2013

Select Committee On Justice, Defence And Equality

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Committee Stage

16 Apr 2013

Dáil Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Referral to Select Committee

16 Apr 2013

Dáil Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

14 Feb 2013

Seanad Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Committee and Remaining Stages

6 Feb 2013

Seanad Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

6 Feb 2013

Seanad Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Second Stage

6 Feb 2013

Seanad Éireann

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012: Order for Second Stage