Bill entitled an Act to facilitate the settlement of civil disputes by mediation, to specify the principles applicable to mediation, to specify arrangements for mediation as an alternative to the institution of civil proceedings or to the continuation of civil proceedings that have been instituted; to provide for codes of conduct to which mediators may subscribe; to provide for the recognition of a body as the Mediation Council of Ireland for the purposes of this Act and to require that Council to make reports to the Minister for Justice and Equality as regards mediation in the State; to provide, by means of a scheme, an opportunity for parties to family law proceedings or proceedings under section 67A(3) or 117 of the Succession Act 1965 to attend mediation information sessions; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 2 Oct 2017

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    9 Feb 2017

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Feb 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    2 Mar 2017

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Mar 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    28 Jun 2017

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    28 Jun 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    11 Jul 2017

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    11 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    13 Jul 2017

    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)

    13 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    18 Jul 2017

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    19 Jul 2017

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    19 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    19 Jul 2017

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    19 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 Jul 2017

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    19 Jul 2017

    Completed

  • Enacted

    2 Oct 2017

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    2 Oct 2017

    Current Stage

 

2 Oct 2017

Mediation Act 2017

27 Sep 2017

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Mediation Bill 2017

13 Jul 2017

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017

28 Jun 2017

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Mediation Bill 2017

9 Feb 2017

As Initiated

Mediation Bill 2017

Amendments

21 Jul 2017

Committee Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

18 Jul 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

7 Jul 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

26 Jun 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

26 Sep 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: From the Seanad

19 Jul 2017

Seanad Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Committee and Remaining Stages

18 Jul 2017

Seanad Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Second Stage

13 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

11 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Report Stage

11 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Order for Report Stage

2 Mar 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Second Stage

2 Mar 2017

Dáil Éireann

Mediation Bill 2017: Order for Second Stage