Bill entitled an Act to provide for the adoption of a system of minimum custodial periods upon conviction in cases of murder whereby the court shall determine the minimum custodial term a person convicted of the offence of murder shall serve, based on the circumstances of the matter before the court, and where the court shall give reasons for such a determination

Last updated: 22 Nov 2017

Sponsored by: Marie-Louise O'Donnell; Kevin Humphreys; Gerard P. Craughwell

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was defeated by vote.

14 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    14 Feb 2017

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    14 Feb 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    14 Feb 2017

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 Feb 2017

    Completed

  • 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)

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • 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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15 Feb 2017

As Initiated

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017

Debates

22 Nov 2017

Seanad Éireann

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

22 Nov 2017

Seanad Éireann

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

22 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

22 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017: Second Stage

14 Feb 2017

Seanad Éireann

Minimum Custodial Periods upon Conviction for Murder Bill 2017: First Stage