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: 22 Sep 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Third Stage

22 Sep 2021

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

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

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    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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9 Sep 2021

As Initiated

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021

Debates

22 Sep 2021

Dáil Éireann

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

22 Sep 2021

Dáil Éireann

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