Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Directive No. 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA, for that purpose to amend certain enactments; to amend the Punishment of Incest Act 1908; to amend the Criminal Evidence Act 1992; to repeal the Criminal Law (Incest Proceedings) Act 1995; to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006; to provide for offences relating to payment for sexual activity with prostitutes, offensive conduct of a sexual nature and harassment of victims of sexual offences and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

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

    23 Sep 2015

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Sep 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Oct 2015

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Oct 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    11 Dec 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    11 Dec 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    14 Jan 2016

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    14 Jan 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    21 Jan 2016

    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)

    21 Jan 2016

    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

    28 Jan 2016

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    28 Jan 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    3 Nov 2016

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    3 Nov 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    1 Feb 2017

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    1 Feb 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    7 Feb 2017

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    7 Feb 2017

    Completed

  • Enacted

    22 Feb 2017

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    22 Feb 2017

    Current Stage

 

22 Feb 2017

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

7 Feb 2017

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015

7 Dec 2016

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015

21 Jan 2016

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015

14 Jan 2016

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015

6 Oct 2015

As Initiated

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015

Amendments

13 Feb 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

8 Feb 2017

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

30 Jan 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

5 Dec 2016

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

20 Jan 2016

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

10 Dec 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

14 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil] Report and Final Stages

7 Dec 2016

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Committee Stage

21 Jan 2016

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Report and Final Stages

14 Jan 2016

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Committee Stage (Resumed)

11 Dec 2015

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Committee Stage

6 Oct 2015

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Second Stage

6 Oct 2015

Seanad Éireann

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015: Order for Second Stage