Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain changes in the exclusion of discrimination on particular grounds in certain employments; to provide for certain changes relating to discriminatory job advertisements; to give further effect to Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000. implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial and ethnic origin; to give further effect to Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation; to give further effect to Council Directive 2004/113/EC of 13 December 2004 implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services; to give further effect to Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast); to prohibit discrimination in the provision of accommodation on the basis of receipt of certain payments; and for those and other purposes to amend the Pensions Act 1990; the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000 and to provide for matters connected therewith

Last updated: 10 Dec 2015

Sponsored by: Ivana Bacik

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    8 Mar 2013

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    8 Mar 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    13 Mar 2013

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 Mar 2013

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    9 Apr 2014

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    9 Apr 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    9 Jul 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    9 Jul 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    9 Jul 2015

    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 Jul 2015

    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

    18 Nov 2015

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Enacted

    10 Dec 2015

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    10 Dec 2015

    Current Stage

 

10 Dec 2015

Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015

9 Jul 2015

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013

8 Mar 2013

As Initiated

Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013

Amendments

1 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

8 Jul 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

8 Apr 2014

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

9 Jul 2015

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

9 Jul 2015

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Report Stage

2 Jul 2015

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Committee Stage (Resumed)

16 Apr 2014

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Committee Stage (Resumed)

9 Apr 2014

Seanad Éireann

Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Committee Stage