Bill entitled an Act to consolidate and reform the criminal law concerning harmful communications, to repeal certain provisions of the Post Office (Amendment) Act 1951 and the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997, to promote and encourage measures to improve digital safety for all persons, to confer certain powers on the courts in respect of intended civil proceedings, and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 25 Jan 2017

Sponsored by: Jonathan O'Brien

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, First Stage

25 Jan 2017

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    25 Jan 2017

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    25 Jan 2017

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    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)

    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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  • 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)

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  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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  • 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

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26 Jan 2017

As Initiated

Harmful Communications and Digital Safety Bill 2017

26 Jan 2017

As Initiated

Harmful Communications and Digital Safety Bill 2017

Debates

25 Jan 2017

Dáil Éireann

Harmful Communications and Digital Safety Bill 2017: First Stage