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Consumer Rights Bill 2022

(Bill 44 of 2022)

Bill entitled an Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to rights and remedies in contracts between traders and consumers for the sale of goods and the supply of digital content and digital and other services, including by giving effect to Directive (EU) 2019/770 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services, Directive (EU) 2019/771 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods, amending Regulation (EU) 2017/2394 and Directive 2009/22/EC, and repealing Directive 1999/44/EC and Articles 1, 3 and 4 of Directive (EU) 2019/2161 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2019 amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC and Directives 98/6/EC, 2005/29/EC and 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the better enforcement and modernisation of Union consumer protection rules; to amend and consolidate the law relating to unfair terms in contracts between traders and consumers; to amend the Consumer Credit Act 1995 to make provision for rights and remedies in certain hire-purchase agreements and consumer-hire agreements; to amend section 12(13) of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 17 May 2022

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Third Stage

11 May 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    22 Apr 2022

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    22 Apr 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    22 Apr 2022

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 Apr 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    11 May 2022

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    11 May 2022

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    n/a

    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)

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Future 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

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

 

22 Apr 2022

As initiated

Consumer Rights Bill 2022

Debates

17 May 2022

Dáil Éireann

Consumer Rights Bill 2022: Referral to Select Committee

11 May 2022

Dáil Éireann

Consumer Rights Bill 2022: Second Stage

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