Bill entitled an Act, to make exceptional provision, in the public interest and having regard to the manifest and grave risk to human life and public health posed by the spread of the disease known as Covid-19 and in order to mitigate, where practicable, the effect of the spread of the disease known as Covid-19, to amend the Health Act 1947 to confer a power on the Minister for Health to make regulations prohibiting or restricting the holding of certain events or access to certain premises and to provide for enforcement measures; to provide for powers for certain medical officers of health to order, in certain circumstances, the detention of persons who are suspected to be potential sources of infection with the disease known as Covid-19 and to provide for enforcement measures in that regard; and to confer on the Minister for Health the power to designate areas as areas of infection of Covid-19 and to provide for related matters; to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts to provide for amendments in relation to entitlement to illness benefit for persons who have been diagnosed with, or are a probable source of infection with the disease known as Covid-19; and to provide for amendments in relation to jobseeker’s benefit and jobseeker’s allowance to mitigate the economic effects of the spread of the disease known as Covid-19; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 20 Mar 2020

Sponsored by: Minister for Health; Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill has completed Seanad Éireann, Fifth Stage

20 Mar 2020

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    18 Mar 2020

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    18 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    19 Mar 2020

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    19 Mar 2020

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    19 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    19 Mar 2020

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    19 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    19 Mar 2020

    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)

    19 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    20 Mar 2020

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    20 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    20 Mar 2020

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    20 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    20 Mar 2020

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    20 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    20 Mar 2020

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    20 Mar 2020

    Completed

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

19 Mar 2020

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020

16 Mar 2020

As Initiated

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020

Amendments

20 Mar 2020

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

19 Mar 2020

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

19 Mar 2020

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

Debates

20 Mar 2020

Seanad Éireann

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

20 Mar 2020

Seanad Éireann

An Bille Sláinte (Caomhnú agus Cosaint agus Bearta Éigeandála eile ar mhaithe le Leas an Phobail), 2020: Céim an Choiste agus na Céimeanna a bheidh Fágtha

20 Mar 2020

Seanad Éireann

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020: Second Stage

20 Mar 2020

Seanad Éireann

An Bille Sláinte (Caomhnú agus Cosaint agus Bearta Éigeandála eile ar mhaithe le Leas an Phobail), 2020: An Dara Céim

19 Mar 2020

Dáil Éireann

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020: Committee and Remaining Stages

19 Mar 2020

Dáil Éireann

An Bille Sláinte (Caomhnú agus Cosaint agus Bearta Éigeandála Eile Ar Mhaithe Le Leas an Phobail), 2020: Céim an Choiste agus na Céimeanna a bheidh Fágtha

19 Mar 2020

Dáil Éireann

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill 2020: Second Stage

19 Mar 2020

Dáil Éireann

An Bille Sláinte (Caomhnú agus Cosaint agus Bearta Éigeandála Eile Ar Mhaithe Le Leas an Phobail), 2020: An Dara Céim