Bill entitled an Act to establish a body to be known as An Coimisiún um Chosaint Sonraí or, in the English language, the Data Protection Commission; to give further effect to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation); to give effect to Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA; to give further effect to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data done at Strasbourg on the 28th day of January 1981 and for those and other purposes to amend the Data Protection Act 1988; to provide for the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 24 May 2018

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    30 Jan 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    30 Jan 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    8 Feb 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 Feb 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    15 Feb 2018

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    15 Feb 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    22 Mar 2018

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    22 Mar 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    28 Mar 2018

    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)

    28 Mar 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Apr 2018

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Apr 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    2 May 2018

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    2 May 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    15 May 2018

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    15 May 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    16 May 2018

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    16 May 2018

    Completed

  • Enacted

    24 May 2018

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    24 May 2018

    Current Stage

 

24 May 2018

Data Protection Act 2018

18 May 2018

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018

3 May 2018

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Data Protection Bill 2018

28 Mar 2018

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018

6 Mar 2018

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Data Protection Bill 2018

30 Jan 2018

As Initiated

Data Protection Bill 2018

Amendments

21 May 2018

Cream List

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

14 May 2018

Report Stage

1st Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

14 May 2018

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

1 May 2018

Committee Stage

1st Substitute List of Amendments [Dáil]

1 May 2018

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

22 Mar 2018

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

26 Feb 2018

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

14 Feb 2018

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

22 May 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil] Report and Final Stages

15 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Report Stage

15 May 2018

Dáil Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Order for Report Stage

3 May 2018

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

2 May 2018

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage

28 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

22 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Report Stage

6 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

6 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

27 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

15 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage

8 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Second Stage

8 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Order for Second Stage