Bill entitled an Act to provide for the issue, by the Controller of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, to a relevant company of a knowledge development box certificate in respect of an invention by that company which is novel, non-obvious and useful, as specified in the definition of “intellectual property for small companies” in section 769R of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997, in order to enable the company to use the certificate to obtain a tax benefit under the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; to amend the Patents Act 1992 to ensure that Irish patents granted on or after the commencement of Part 6 of this Act can fall within paragraph (a) of the definition of “qualifying patent” in section 769G of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 12 Apr 2017

Sponsored by: Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill may now be signed into law by the President

12 Apr 2017

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    2 Nov 2016

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    2 Nov 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    30 Nov 2016

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    30 Nov 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    25 Jan 2017

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    25 Jan 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    4 Apr 2017

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    4 Apr 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    4 Apr 2017

    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)

    4 Apr 2017

    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

    1 Mar 2017

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    1 Mar 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    9 Mar 2017

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    9 Mar 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    29 Mar 2017

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    29 Mar 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    29 Mar 2017

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    29 Mar 2017

    Completed

  • Enacted

    12 Apr 2017

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    12 Apr 2017

    Current Stage

 

12 Apr 2017

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017

30 Mar 2017

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016

2 Feb 2017

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016

25 Jan 2017

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016

2 Nov 2016

As Initiated

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016

Amendments

30 Mar 2017

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

27 Mar 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

7 Mar 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

31 Jan 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

23 Jan 2017

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

14 Dec 2016

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

4 Apr 2017

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil] Report and Final Stages

9 Mar 2017

Select Committee On Jobs, Enterprise And Innovation

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Committee Stage

2 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

1 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Report Stage

25 Jan 2017

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Committee Stage (Resumed)

14 Dec 2016

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Committee Stage

30 Nov 2016

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Second Stage

30 Nov 2016

Seanad Éireann

Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016: Order for Second Stage