Bill entitled an Act to provide for the reform of the law relating to persons who require or may require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity, whether immediately or in the future; to provide for the appointment by such persons of other persons to assist them in decision-making or (subject to the approval of the Circuit Court) to make decisions jointly with such persons; to provide for the making of applications to the Circuit Court or High Court in respect of such persons, including seeking the approval by the Circuit Court of co-decision-making agreements or the appointment by the Circuit Court of decision-making representatives for such persons; to enable, in specified circumstances, informal decision-making to be done in respect of such persons by other persons who are not decision-making assistants, co-decision-makers, decision-making representatives or attorneys for such persons; to provide for the appointment and functions of the Public Guardian in respect of persons who require or may shortly require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity; to provide for the amendment of the law relating to enduring powers of attorney; to provide for the ratification by the State of the Convention on the International Protection of Adults; 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

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    15 Jul 2013

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    15 Jul 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    3 Dec 2013

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Dec 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    12 Dec 2013

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    12 Dec 2013

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    21 Oct 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    21 Oct 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    21 Oct 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)

    21 Oct 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

    10 Nov 2015

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    9 Dec 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    9 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    10 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    10 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    15 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    15 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Enacted

    30 Dec 2015

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    30 Dec 2015

    Current Stage

 

30 Dec 2015

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

17 Dec 2015

As deemed to have been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

21 Oct 2015

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

17 Jun 2015

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

15 Jul 2013

As Initiated

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

15 Jul 2013

As Initiated

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Amendments

15 Dec 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

15 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

8 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

19 Oct 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

15 Jun 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

17 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: From the Seanad (Resumed)

17 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: From the Seanad

15 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Report and Final Stages

10 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Committee Stage (Resumed)

9 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Committee Stage

10 Nov 2015

Seanad Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Second Stage

21 Oct 2015

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

21 Oct 2015

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Report Stage

21 Oct 2015

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Order for Report Stage

11 Dec 2013

Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed)