Bill entitled an Act to amend the Wildlife Act, 1976 to include the Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in the Fifth Schedule to that Act; to amend section 23 of that Act to make illegal the intentional or reckless injuring, disturbance or harassment of any protected wild animal other than for the purposes of hunting; and to provide for the drafting of a code of conduct by Ministerial regulation for the purposes of wildlife tourism or recreational activities.

Last updated: 13 May 2021

Sponsored by: Jennifer Whitmore

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

13 May 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    13 May 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    13 May 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    13 May 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Current Stage

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

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    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

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    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad

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    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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

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

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    Final statements on the Bill are made
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    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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13 May 2021

As Initiated

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2021

Debates

13 May 2021

Dáil Éireann

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2021: First Stage