Bill entitled an Act to restate and modify certain aspects of the law relating to the entry into and presence in the State of persons in need of international protection, while having regard also to the power of the Executive in relation to these matters, to give further effect to Council Directive 2001/55/EC of 20 July 2001 on minimum standards for giving temporary protection in the event of a mass influx of displaced persons and on measures promoting a balance of efforts between Member States in receiving such persons and bearing the consequences thereof, to give further effect to Council Directive 2004/83/EC of 29 April 2004 on minimum standards for the qualification and status of third country nationals or stateless persons as refugees or as persons who otherwise need international protection and the content of the protection granted, to give further effect to Council Directive 2005/85/EC of 1 December 2005 on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status, to give further effect to the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees done at Geneva on the 28th day of July 1951 and the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees done at New York on the 31st day of January 1967, to amend the Immigration Act 1999, the Immigration Act 2003 and the Immigration Act 2004, to amend or repeal certain other enactments, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 30 Dec 2015

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

    17 Nov 2015

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    17 Nov 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    2 Dec 2015

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    3 Dec 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    3 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    7 Dec 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    7 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    7 Dec 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)

    7 Dec 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

    10 Dec 2015

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    16 Dec 2015

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    16 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    16 Dec 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    16 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    16 Dec 2015

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    16 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

International Protection Act 2015

16 Dec 2015

As passed by Dáil Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015

7 Dec 2015

As passed by Seanad Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015

17 Nov 2015

As Initiated

International Protection Bill 2015

Amendments

17 Dec 2015

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

16 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

2nd Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

15 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

15 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

2 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

15 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015: Financial Resolution

7 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages

3 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015: Committee Stage

2 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015: Second Stage

2 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

International Protection Bill 2015: Order for Second Stage