Bill entitled an Act to—

A. make, on a temporary basis, 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 variants of that disease and in order to mitigate, where practicable, the effect of the spread of that disease; to amend the Health Act 1947 for that purpose; to provide for the lawful operation of certain indoor premises subject to certain conditions notwithstanding restrictions in place in relation to such premises under that Act; to provide, for those purposes, for a robust and enforceable system of verification of the health status of certain persons, including vaccination or recovery status; to confer a power on the Minister for Health to prescribe matters related to the foregoing; to provide for enforcement; and to provide for related matters;

B. amend certain provisions relating to pre-travel requirements in respect of certain persons arriving in the State; to amend the period to be spent by a person in quarantine at a designated facility in certain circumstances; to make provision in relation to the power of the Minister for Health to make regulations in relation to tests that may be taken for the purpose of detecting Covid-19 in the context of the requirement to quarantine at a designated facility and to confer a power on that Minister to prescribe the purpose for which such a test may be taken; to provide that quarantine at a designated facility shall not be required for certain persons arriving in the State in certain circumstances and to confer a power on the Minister for Health to make regulations in relation to those circumstances; for those purposes, and for related purposes, to amend the Health Act 1947; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Health

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

21 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    12 Jul 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    14 Jul 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    14 Jul 2021

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    14 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    14 Jul 2021

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    14 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    14 Jul 2021

    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)

    14 Jul 2021

    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

    14 Jul 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    14 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    16 Jul 2021

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    16 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    16 Jul 2021

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    16 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    16 Jul 2021

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    16 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Enacted

    21 Jul 2021

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    21 Jul 2021

    Completed

 

21 Jul 2021

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2021

12 Jul 2021

As Initiated

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2021

Amendments

15 Jul 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

14 Jul 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

14 Jul 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

16 Jul 2021

Seanad Éireann

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2021: Second and Subsequent Stages

14 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages

14 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

14 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2021: Second Stage