Bill entitled an Act to reform the law in relation to the liability of unsuccessful parties to pay the costs of certain civil actions commenced by them challenging the validity of wills or the administration of intestate estates or making certain other claims in respect of the estates of deceased persons and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2019

Sponsored by: Michael McDowell; Brian Ó Domhnaill; Billy Lawless

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill has lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil.

17 Dec 2019

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    24 Oct 2017

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    24 Oct 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    8 May 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 May 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    8 May 2018

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    8 May 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    4 Dec 2019

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    4 Dec 2019

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    17 Dec 2019

    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)

    17 Dec 2019

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future 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)

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

17 Dec 2019

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017

4 Dec 2019

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017

24 Oct 2017

As Initiated

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017

Amendments

17 Dec 2019

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

4 Dec 2019

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

17 Dec 2019

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017: Report and Final Stages

4 Dec 2019

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017: Order for Report Stage

4 Dec 2019

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017: Committee Stage

8 May 2018

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017: Second Stage

8 May 2018

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017: Order for Second Stage