Bill entitled an Act to ban the importation of non-native honey bees with the aim of reducing the threat to and adverse impact upon biodiversity and the ecosystem arising from the introgression/crossing/cross-breeding of the native Irish Honey Bee, Apis mellifera mellifera, due to the importation of non-native species or sub-species of and/or strains derived from Apis mellifera and to provide for the appointment of authorised officers; to make it an offence to forge an animal health certificate; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021

Sponsored by: Vincent P. Martin; Mark Wall; Fintan Warfield; Paul Gavan; Gerard P. Craughwell; Alice-Mary Higgins; David P.B. Norris; Niall Ó Donnghaile; Lynn Boylan; Mary Seery Kearney; Róisín Garvey; Erin McGreehan

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

20 Oct 2021

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  • Seanad First Stage

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  • Seanad Second Stage

    20 Oct 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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20 Oct 2021

As Initiated

Protection of the Native Irish Honey Bee Bill 2021

Debates

20 Oct 2021

Seanad Éireann

Protection of the Native Irish Honey Bee Bill 2021: First Stage