Bill entitled An Act to amend the Mental Health Act 2001 and for that purpose to provide for the right of minors over the age of 16 to consent to mental health treatment and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 16 May 2018

Sponsored by: Niall Ó Donnghaile; Rose Conway-Walsh; Paul Gavan; Fintan Warfield; Pádraig MacLochlainn; Joan Freeman; Grace O'Sullivan; Frances Black; Lynn Ruane; Máire Devine

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill is before Seanad Éireann, First Stage

16 May 2018

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    16 May 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 May 2018

    Current Stage

  • 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 and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    Future Stage

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    Future 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)

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    Dáil 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

    Future Stage

 

16 May 2018

As Initiated

Mental Health (Capacity To Consent To Treatment) Bill 2018

Debates

16 May 2018

Seanad Éireann

Mental Health (Capacity to Consent to Treatment) Bill 2018: First Stage