Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Council Decision 2006/783/JHA of 6 October 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to confiscation orders, Council Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA of 24 February 2005 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties, Council Decision 2008/617/JHA of 23 June 2008 on the improvement of cooperation between special intervention units of the Member States of the European Union in crisis situations, Council Decision 2009/426/JHA of 16 December 2008 on the strengthening of Eurojust and amending Decision 2002/187/JHA setting up Eurojust with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime, Council Decision 2010/616/EU of 7 October 2010 on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and Japan on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters; to give further effect to Council Framework Decision 2009/299/JHA of 26 February 2009 amending Framework Decisions 2002/584/JHA, 2006/783/JHA, 2008/909/JHA and 2008/947/JHA, thereby enhancing the procedural rights of persons and fostering the application of the principle of mutual recognition to decisions rendered in the absence of the person concerned at the trial; for those purposes, to amend the Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008, the Criminal Justice Act 1994, the Criminal Justice (Joint Investigation Teams) Act 2004 and the Garda Síochána Act 2005; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 01 Dec 2015

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

1 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    18 Aug 2014

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    18 Aug 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    15 Oct 2014

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Oct 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    5 Nov 2014

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    5 Nov 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    5 Nov 2014

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    5 Nov 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    5 Nov 2014

    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)

    5 Nov 2014

    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

    24 Jun 2015

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Jun 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    24 Jun 2015

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    24 Jun 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    19 Nov 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    19 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    19 Nov 2015

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    19 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Enacted

    1 Dec 2015

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    1 Dec 2015

    Completed

 

1 Dec 2015

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Act 2015

18 Aug 2014

As Initiated

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014

Amendments

12 Oct 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

4 Nov 2014

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

19 Nov 2015

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

19 Nov 2015

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage

14 Oct 2015

Select Committee On Justice, Defence And Equality

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014: Committee Stage

24 Jun 2015

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee

24 Jun 2015

Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Second Stage

5 Nov 2014

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014: Committee and Remaining Stages

15 Oct 2014

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014: Second Stage

15 Oct 2014

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Bill 2014: Order for Second Stage