Bill entitled an Act to amend the Defamation Act 2009 to remove the offence of blasphemy

Last updated: 12 Jul 2017

Sponsored by: Róisín Shortall; Catherine Murphy

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

12 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    12 Jul 2017

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    12 Jul 2017

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    12 Jul 2017

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    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

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    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

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    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    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

 

12 Jul 2017

As Initiated

Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2017

Debates

12 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2017: First Stage