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The committee shadows the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and provides a meaningful input into legislation and policy. It also informs debate on the creation and retention of jobs and promoting enterprise and innovation. The committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Consumer protection

Latest Report

Consumer protection

The committee has published a report on the scrutiny of the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB]. The committee supports the aims of the Bill and recommends increased regulation of gift vouchers, particularly around expiry dates.

Press releases

18 Feb 2019, 15.07

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation to discuss future of ODCE

4 Feb 2019, 15.13

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation to consider general scheme of bill to create Corporate Enforcement Authority

26 Nov 2018, 11.56

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Committee to meet apprentices, discuss Ireland’s skills needs

Recent videos

Wed, 13 Mar 2019

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Committee Stage consideration of the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019

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Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals; Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018

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Recent reports

Wed, 6 Feb 2019

Report on the Scrutiny of the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on the Scrutiny of the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB]

Wed, 3 Oct 2018

Report on the Scrutiny of the Sale of Tickets (Sporting and Cultural Events) Bill 2017 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on the Scrutiny of the Sale of Tickets (Sporting and Cultural Events) Bill 2017 [PMB]

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Report on the Cost of Doing Business
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on the cost of doing business

Recent documents

Tue, 19 Feb

Opening statement, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement

Opening statement, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (PDF)

Wed, 6 Feb

Report on the Scrutiny of the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB]

Report on the Scrutiny of the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] (PDF)

Tue, 5 Feb

Opening statement, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Opening statement, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of business, enterprise and innovation is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Marie Fennell
(01) 618 3929
(076) 100 1754
Marie.Fennell@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Shawn Pogatchnik
(01) 618 4203 
(086) 701 3295 
shawn.pogatchnik@oireachtas.ie