Bill entitled an Act to amend the Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989; to amend the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996; to amend the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010; to make provision, in the event of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from membership of the European Union occurring without an agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union setting out the arrangements for such withdrawal, for the recognition of certain divorces, legal separations and marriage annulments granted in the United Kingdom or Gibraltar; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 16 Oct 2019

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

16 Oct 2019

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    9 Oct 2019

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Oct 2019

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    16 Oct 2019

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Oct 2019

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    16 Oct 2019

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    16 Oct 2019

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    16 Oct 2019

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    16 Oct 2019

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    16 Oct 2019

    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)

    16 Oct 2019

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    16 Oct 2019

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Oct 2019

    Current 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)

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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 (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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    Future Stage

 

8 Oct 2019

As Initiated

Family Law Bill 2019

Amendments

15 Oct 2019

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

16 Oct 2019

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill 2019: Committee and Remaining Stages

16 Oct 2019

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill 2019: Second Stage

16 Oct 2019

Dáil Éireann

Family Law Bill 2019: Order for Second Stage