Bill entitled an Act to provide for an apology to and exoneration of persons convicted of consensual same-sex sexual acts, on the grounds that prosecutions for such offences were improperly discriminatory, contrary to human dignity and in breach of personal privacy and autonomy; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 6 Dec 2016

Sponsored by: Aodhán Ó Ríordáin; Ivana Bacik; Gerald Nash; Kevin Humphreys

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill has completed Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

6 Dec 2016

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Dáil Éireann
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    6 Dec 2016

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    6 Dec 2016

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  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Dec 2016

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    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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6 Dec 2016

As Initiated

Convictions for Certain Sexual Offences (Apology and Exoneration) Bill 2016

Debates

1 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Convictions for Certain Sexual Offences (Apology and Exoneration) Bill 2016: Second Stage

6 Dec 2016

Seanad Éireann

Convictions for Certain Sexual Offences (Apology and Exoneration) Bill 2016: First Stage