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Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Act 2022

(Act 1 of 2022)
Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022 (Bill 10 of 2022)

Bill entitled an Act to make provision, due to the exceptional rise in global energy prices, for the establishment of a scheme to be known as the Electricity Costs Emergency Benefit Scheme for the purpose of making, on a once-off basis, an electricity costs emergency benefit payment in the year ending 31 December 2022 in respect of domestic electricity accounts in accordance with this Act out of resources available to the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications; for that purpose to confer functions on the distribution system operator and electricity suppliers; to confer functions on the Commission for Regulation of Utilities in relation to the Scheme and for that purpose to amend the Electricity Regulation Act 1999; to provide that electricity costs emergency benefit payments are exempt from income tax and for that purpose to amend the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; to enable the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications to make regulations in relation to the operation of the Scheme; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 4 Mar 2022

Sponsored by: Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

4 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    28 Jan 2022

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    28 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    28 Jan 2022

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    28 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    9 Feb 2022

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    9 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    9 Feb 2022

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    9 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    9 Feb 2022

    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)

    9 Feb 2022

    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

    9 Feb 2022

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    9 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    15 Feb 2022

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    15 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    22 Feb 2022

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    22 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    22 Feb 2022

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    22 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Enacted

    4 Mar 2022

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    4 Mar 2022

    Completed

 

4 Mar 2022

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Act 2022

2 Mar 2022

As Passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022

28 Jan 2022

As initiated

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022

Amendments

22 Feb 2022

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

22 Feb 2022

Committee Stage

1st Substitute List of Amendments [Seanad]

22 Feb 2022

Cream List

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

8 Feb 2022

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

2 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022: From the Seanad

22 Feb 2022

Seanad Éireann

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages

15 Feb 2022

Seanad Éireann

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022: Second Stage

9 Feb 2022

Dáil Éireann

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022: Committee and Remaining Stages

3 Feb 2022

Dáil Éireann

Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures Bill 2022: Second Stage

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