Bill entitled an Act to provide for a universal jurisdiction of human rights; to enable the charging and conviction of persons who breach international human rights law in cases of but not limited to genocide, war crimes, torture and crimes against humanity, whether these breaches have occurred inside or outside the State; for these purposes to amend the Criminal Justice (United Nations Convention against Torture) Act 2000 and the International Criminal Court Act 2006

Last updated: 30 Mar 2017

Sponsored by: Mick Wallace

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was defeated by vote

30 Mar 2017

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    2 Apr 2015

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    2 Apr 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    2 Apr 2015

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Apr 2015

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

7 Apr 2015

As Initiated

Universal Jurisdiction of Human Rights Bill 2015

Debates

30 Mar 2017

Dáil Éireann

Universal Jurisdiction of Human Rights Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members]

9 Mar 2017

Dáil Éireann

Universal Jurisdiction of Human Rights Bill 2015: Second Stage [Private Members]

2 Apr 2015

Dáil Éireann

Universal Jurisdiction of Human Rights Bill 2015: First Stage