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Institutional Burials Bill 2022

(Bill 23 of 2022)

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the appointment from time to time by the Government of a corporation sole, to be called a Director of Authorised Intervention, for the purposes of excavating land associated with an institution owned, operated, controlled or funded by a public body and, having regard to the need to accord dignity to persons buried in that land, recovering human remains buried in that land in a manifestly inappropriate manner; to provide, where appropriate, for the establishment of an Identification Programme; to provide for the participation of certain relatives of persons thought to be buried in the land concerned in the Programme; to provide for the establishment, by Forensic Science Ireland, of a DNA (Historic Remains) Database and a related Database for personal information for the purposes of that Programme; to provide for final arrangements for the human remains recovered from such land; for those and related purposes to enable a Director in certain circumstances to access and carry out works over principal burial land and ancillary burial land and, where necessary, on land ancillary to principal burial land and ancillary burial land and to provide for the payment of compensation in certain circumstances to persons for interference with an interest in or right over such land; to provide for the carrying out of remedial works on land when work on the land concerned is completed; to provide for the establishment of an Advisory Board to provide advice and guidance to a Director in the performance of his or her functions; to provide that a relevant Minister may make regulations, having regard to potential developments in forensic science, to enable forensic testing of samples in certain circumstances for the purposes of identification of human remains after an Identification Programme is completed; to provide, on the dissolution of an Office of Director, for the transfer of any remaining functions, rights, liabilities and records to a relevant Minister; to amend the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 and the Planning and Development Act 2000; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2022

Sponsored by: Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Third Stage

23 Jun 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    28 Feb 2022

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    28 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    28 Feb 2022

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    28 Feb 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    29 Mar 2022

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    29 Mar 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    3 May 2022

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    3 May 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    15 Jun 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)

    15 Jun 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

    15 Jun 2022

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Jun 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    23 Jun 2022

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    23 Jun 2022

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

 

15 Jun 2022

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022

3 May 2022

As amended in Committee/Select Committee (Dáil Eireann)

Institutional Burials Bill 2022

28 Feb 2022

As initiated

Institutional Burials Bill 2022

Amendments

15 Jun 2022

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

29 Apr 2022

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

23 Jun 2022

Seanad Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Second Stage

15 Jun 2022

Dáil Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Report and Final Stages

3 May 2022

Select Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Committee Stage

29 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Referral to Select Committee

3 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Second Stage (Resumed)

2 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann

Institutional Burials Bill 2022: Second Stage

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