Bill entitled an Act to promote fairer access to tickets for cultural, entertainment, recreational and sporting events by prohibiting the sale or advertising for sale of tickets or ticket packages for a price exceeding their original sale price for events taking place in designated venues and for designated events; to provide that a contract term shall be void insofar as it purports to exclude or limit the transfer or sale of a ticket or ticket package for a price not exceeding the original sale price; to provide for certain information requirements where a primary ticket seller sells or advertises for sale, or a
secondary ticket seller advertises or offers for sale, tickets or ticket packages for events taking place in designated venues or for designated events; to provide that a secondary ticket seller shall not sell or advertise for sale a UEFA EURO 2020 ticket or ticket package unless authorised by UEFA to do so; to give effect, in relation to ticket sales, to certain provisions of Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000 on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 14 Jul 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

14 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    21 Apr 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    21 Apr 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    13 May 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 May 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    13 May 2021

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    13 May 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    23 Jun 2021

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    23 Jun 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    23 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)

    23 Jun 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

    23 Jun 2021

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Jun 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    5 Jul 2021

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    5 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    5 Jul 2021

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    5 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    5 Jul 2021

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    5 Jul 2021

    Completed

  • Enacted

    14 Jul 2021

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    14 Jul 2021

    Completed

 

14 Jul 2021

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Act 2021

8 Jul 2021

As passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021

23 Jun 2021

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021

2 Jun 2021

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021

21 Apr 2021

As Initiated

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021

Amendments

5 Jul 2021

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

5 Jul 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

22 Jun 2021

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

1 Jun 2021

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

8 Jul 2021

Dáil Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021: From the Seanad

5 Jul 2021

Seanad Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021: Committee and Remaining Stages

5 Jul 2021

Seanad Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021: Second Stage

13 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021: Referral to Select Committee

13 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Sale of Tickets (Cultural, Entertainment, Recreational and Sporting Events) Bill 2021: Second Stage