Bill entitled an Act to amend the Mental Health Act 2001 and for that purpose to provide for the right of minors over the age of 16 to consent to mental health treatment and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021

Sponsored by: Mark Ward; Johnny Mythen

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

23 Jun 2021

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    23 Jun 2021

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    23 Jun 2021

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Jun 2021

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Jun 2021

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

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

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

23 Jun 2021

As Initiated

Mental Health (Capacity to Consent to Treatment) Bill 2021

Debates

23 Jun 2021

Dáil Éireann

Mental Health (Capacity to Consent to Treatment) Bill 2021: First Stage