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 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 to make further and better provision for the enforcement of regulations under section 31A of that Act; to provide for the mandatory quarantine of persons coming into the State from certain areas from where there is known to be sustained human transmission of Covid-19 or any variant of concern, or from which there is a high risk of importation of infection or contamination with Covid-19 or any variant of concern by travel from that area; to provide for the designation of such areas by the Minister; to provide for the mandatory quarantine of persons coming into the State who fail to comply with certain requirements relating to testing for the disease; to provide for the designation of facilities for such quarantine; to provide for the conveying of persons to those facilities; to provide for the making of service agreements to facilitate such quarantine; to provide for alternatives to such quarantine for persons coming into the State where such persons indicate an intention to apply for international protection or where such persons are children who are not accompanied by an adult; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 9 Mar 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.

7 Mar 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    18 Feb 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    18 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    24 Feb 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    25 Feb 2021

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    25 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    25 Feb 2021

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    25 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    25 Feb 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)

    25 Feb 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

    25 Feb 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    25 Feb 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    1 Mar 2021

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    1 Mar 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    1 Mar 2021

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    1 Mar 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    1 Mar 2021

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    1 Mar 2021

    Completed

  • Enacted

    7 Mar 2021

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    7 Mar 2021

    Completed

 

7 Mar 2021

Health (Amendment) Act 2021

25 Feb 2021

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021

18 Feb 2021

As Initiated

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021

Amendments

1 Mar 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

24 Feb 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

1 Mar 2021

Seanad Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages

1 Mar 2021

Seanad Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage

25 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages

25 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage

25 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

25 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

24 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

24 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage

24 Feb 2021

Dáil Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2021: Order for Second Stage