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Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Act 2022

(Act 7 of 2022)
Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021 (Bill 109 of 2021)

Bill entitled an Act to amend certain enactments, consequent upon changes in the manner in which the Garda Síochána are to be distributed and stationed throughout the State; to provide that references in certain enactments to Garda districts are to be, or to be construed as, references to Garda Síochána divisions; to provide that specified functions of members of the Garda Síochána under certain enactments may be performed by members of a different rank; to amend certain enactments to provide that references to a district be references to an area; to amend the Firearms Act 1925 to provide for the delegation of specified functions of a superintendent under that Act to an Inspector; to provide that notifications under the Sex Offenders Act 2001 and the Criminal Justice Act 2006 can take place at Garda Síochána stations designated by the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána; to empower the Minister to make regulations to amend statutory instruments in order to give effect to a determination of the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána under section 33(1) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005; to make transitional arrangements in respect of the aforementioned changes; to provide for the revocation of the Garda Siochana (Designations, Appointments and Discipline) Regulations 1924; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 4 May 2022

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

4 May 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    9 Sep 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    9 Sep 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    22 Sep 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Sep 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    22 Sep 2021

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    22 Sep 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    13 Oct 2021

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    13 Oct 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    10 Nov 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)

    10 Nov 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

    10 Nov 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    10 Nov 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    27 Jan 2022

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    27 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    6 Apr 2022

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    6 Apr 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    6 Apr 2022

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    6 Apr 2022

    Completed

  • Enacted

    4 May 2022

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    4 May 2022

    Completed

 

4 May 2022

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Act 2022

13 Oct 2021

As amended in Committee/Select Committee (Dáil Eireann)

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021

9 Sep 2021

As initiated

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021

Amendments

7 Apr 2022

Cream List

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

6 Apr 2022

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

3 Feb 2022

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

9 Nov 2021

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

12 Oct 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

27 Apr 2022

Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: From the Seanad

6 Apr 2022

Seanad Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages

3 Feb 2022

Seanad Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Committee Stage

27 Jan 2022

Seanad Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Second Stage

10 Nov 2021

Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages

13 Oct 2021

Select Committee On Justice

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Committee Stage

22 Sep 2021

Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Referral to Select Committee

22 Sep 2021

Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021: Second Stage

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