Bill entitled an Act to establish a body to be known as an Coimisiún um Cheapacháin Bhreithiúnacha or, in the English language, the Judicial Appointments Commission; to provide for the making, through committees of that body, of recommendations in respect of appointments to certain judicial offices; to make provision for persons of a lay character, as well as judges and legal practitioners, to be members of that body and of those committees and to provide, in the case of any such committee, that the particular judges to be members of it shall include a judge serving at the level of the courts system to which the committee’s business relates; to amend the qualification requirements for appointment to judicial office; to enable, through other procedures, the making of recommendations in respect of appointments to senior judicial offices that do not fall within the remit of the foregoing body; to establish a Judicial Appointments Commission Office; to dissolve the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board; for those and other purposes to amend or repeal certain provisions of the Courts and Court Officers Act 1995 and the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 and to provide for the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 20 Jun 2018

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill is before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

20 Jun 2018

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    30 May 2017

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    30 May 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    27 Jun 2017

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    27 Jun 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    18 Oct 2017

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    18 Oct 2017

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    17 May 2018

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    17 May 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    31 May 2018

    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)

    31 May 2018

    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

    20 Jun 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Jun 2018

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

    n/a

    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

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

31 May 2018

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017

15 Feb 2018

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017

30 May 2017

As Initiated

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017

Amendments

22 May 2018

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

15 May 2018

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

16 Oct 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

20 Jun 2018

Seanad Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage

31 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

23 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed)

17 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Report Stage

17 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Order for Report Stage

15 Feb 2018

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Committee Stage (Resumed)

7 Feb 2018

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Committee Stage (Resumed)

17 Jan 2018

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Committee Stage (Resumed)

18 Oct 2017

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Committee Stage

6 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Referral to Select Committee

6 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

5 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

5 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

4 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

29 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

29 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

29 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

28 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

28 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed)

27 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Second Stage.

27 Jun 2017

Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017: Order for Second Stage.