Bill entitled an Act to provide, in connection with the protection of children and certain vulnerable adults, for offences of withholding information relating to the commission of certain arrestable offences (including certain sexual offences) against children, or some such offences against such adults, in certain circumstances; to provide for the amendment of section 9 of the Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act 1998; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2012

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    23 Apr 2012

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Apr 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    10 May 2012

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 May 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    12 Jun 2012

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    12 Jun 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    21 Jun 2012

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    21 Jun 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    21 Jun 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)

    21 Jun 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

    26 Jun 2012

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Jun 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    12 Jul 2012

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    12 Jul 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    12 Jul 2012

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    12 Jul 2012

    Completed

  • Enacted

    18 Jul 2012

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    18 Jul 2012

    Current Stage

 

18 Jul 2012

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012

18 Jul 2012

An tAcht um Cheartas Coiriúil (Faisnéis faoi Chionta in aghaidh Leanaí agus Daoine Soghonta a Choimeád Siar) 2012

21 Jun 2012

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012

12 Jun 2012

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012

23 Apr 2012

As Initiated

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012

Amendments

2 Jul 2012

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

19 Jun 2012

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

11 Jun 2012

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

12 Jul 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Report and Final Stages

12 Jul 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Order for Report Stage

4 Jul 2012

Select Committee On Justice, Defence And Equality

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Committee Stage

28 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee

28 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad] - Second Stage (Resumed): Second Stage (Resumed)

27 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

27 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

26 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

26 Jun 2012

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage

21 Jun 2012

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Report and Final Stages

10 May 2012

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed)

10 May 2012

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Second Stage

10 May 2012

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012: Order for Second Stage