Bill entitled an Act to provide for the approval of plans by the Government in relation to climate change for the purpose of pursuing the transition to a climate resilient, biodiversity rich and climate neutral economy by no later than the end of the year 2050 and to thereby promote climate justice; to make certain changes to the Climate Change Advisory Council; to provide for carbon budgets and a sectoral emissions ceiling to apply to different sectors of the economy; to provide for reporting by Ministers of the Government to a joint committee of the Houses of the Oireachtas; to provide for local authority climate action plans; for those and other purposes to amend the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015; to provide that local authorities shall, when making development plans, take account of their climate action plans and, for that purpose to amend the Planning and Development Act 2000; to extend the purposes for which moneys may be paid out of the Climate Action Fund and, for that purpose to amend the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

16 Jun 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    23 Mar 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Mar 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    21 Apr 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    21 Apr 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    12 May 2021

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    12 May 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    16 Jun 2021

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    16 Jun 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    16 Jun 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)

    16 Jun 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    16 Jun 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Jun 2021

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    n/a

    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)

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

9 Jun 2021

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

23 Mar 2021

As Initiated

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

Amendments

15 Jun 2021

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

2 Jun 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

16 Jun 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages

9 Jun 2021

Select Committee On Environment And Climate Action

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage (Resumed)

8 Jun 2021

Select Committee On Environment And Climate Action

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage (Resumed)

3 Jun 2021

Select Committee On Environment And Climate Action

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Committee Stage

12 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Referral to Select Committee

12 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

6 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

6 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

5 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

29 Apr 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

28 Apr 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

21 Apr 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed)

21 Apr 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage

21 Apr 2021

Dáil Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Order for Second Stage