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Responsibility of Social Media Platforms (Defamation Amendment) Bill 2022

(Bill 36 of 2022)

Bill entitled an Act to amend the law relating to defamation, in order to allow judgements of defamation be made against the social media platform on which the defamatory utterances were made when the social media platform in question is unable to produce the identity of the person who made the utterances, and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 24 Mar 2022

Sponsored by: Martin Kenny; Pauline Tully; Pa Daly; Imelda Munster

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

24 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    24 Mar 2022

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    24 Mar 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    24 Mar 2022

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Mar 2022

    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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  • 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

 

24 Mar 2022

As initiated

Responsibility of Social Media Platforms (Defamation Amendment) Bill 2022

Debates

24 Mar 2022

Dáil Éireann

Responsibility of Social Media Platforms (Defamation Amendment) Bill 2022: First Stage

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