Bill entitled an Act to make provision, in certain exceptional circumstances, for the assignment and appointment of temporary coroners; to provide, in certain exceptional circumstances, for the authorisation of deputy coroners to act concurrently with coroners; and for those and other purposes to amend the Coroners Act 1962; to provide for the admissibility, in certain circumstances, of business records in civil proceedings; to make provision for remote hearings and the use of electronic means of communication in civil proceedings and the making of statements of truth; to make provision for the making of certain applications in criminal proceedings using live video link, the giving of certain evidence using live video link, the remote hearing of certain proceedings in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, the amendment of section 17 of the Criminal Justice Administration Act 1914, the power of a court to make arrangements for the conduct of certain proceedings and the repeal of sections 33 and 34 of the Prisons Act 2007; to make provision, having regard to the risk to human life and public health posed by the spread of the disease known as Covid-19, in relation to the holding of meetings of unincorporated bodies by remote means; to make provision for bodies conducting hearings under enactments to do so by remote means; to make provision for the execution of certain documents in counterpart; to amend the Courts of Justice Act 1953; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 06 Aug 2020

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

6 Aug 2020

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    22 Jul 2020

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    22 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    28 Jul 2020

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    28 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    28 Jul 2020

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    28 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    28 Jul 2020

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    28 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    28 Jul 2020

    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 Jul 2020

    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

    30 Jul 2020

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    30 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    30 Jul 2020

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    30 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    30 Jul 2020

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    30 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    30 Jul 2020

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    30 Jul 2020

    Completed

  • Enacted

    6 Aug 2020

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    6 Aug 2020

    Completed

 

6 Aug 2020

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020

28 Jul 2020

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020

22 Jul 2020

As Initiated

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020

Amendments

29 Jul 2020

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

28 Jul 2020

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

30 Jul 2020

Dáil Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

30 Jul 2020

Dáil Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020: Second Stage

28 Jul 2020

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

28 Jul 2020

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020: Second Stage

28 Jul 2020

Seanad Éireann

Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020: Order for Second Stage