Bill entitled an Act to provide for limiting the damages certain public bodies may receive in defamation actions so as to protect public discourse from public bodies using the resources of the State, and the powers granted to them by the Defamation Act 2009, to influence comment by the press and the public

Last updated: 3 Jul 2014

Sponsored by: Mark Daly; John Crown; Sean D. Barrett

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill has lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad.

3 Jul 2014

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    3 Jul 2014

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    3 Jul 2014

    Completed

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    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Dáil Third Stage

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

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

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

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  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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3 Jul 2014

As Initiated

Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2014

Debates

3 Dec 2014

Seanad Éireann

Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage

3 Jul 2014

Seanad Éireann

Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2014: First Stage