Bill entitled an Act to prohibit the sale of consumer goods packaging containing harmful plastics, to prohibit the sale of consumer products containing microbeads, to promote the use of biodegradable materials in the packaging of consumer products, to enable the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to make for that purpose certain regulations and to permit the Environmental Protection Agency to prepare programmes for monitoring the use of harmful plastics in the manufacture, distribution and sale of consumer products in the State.

Last updated: 16 Oct 2019

Sponsored by: Lorraine Clifford-Lee; Robbie Gallagher; Jennifer Murnane O'Connor

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill has completed Seanad Éireann, First Stage

16 Oct 2019

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16 Oct 2019

As Initiated

Harmful Plastics (Prohibition) Bill 2019

Debates

16 Oct 2019

Seanad Éireann

Harmful Plastics (Prohibition) Bill 2019: First Stage