BaileFoilseacháinFoilseacháin 2013

LEGISLATION PROGRAMME FOR AUTUMN SESSION 2013

 

Paul Kehoe, T.D.,

 

Government Chief Whip

and

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach

 

 

Published:  18th September, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

LEGISLATION PROGRAMME FOR AUTUMN SESSION 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Kehoe, T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, announced the Government’s Legislative Programme on 18th September, 2013

 

Section A lists 30 Bills which the Government expect to publish from the start of the Dáil session up to the beginning of the next session

 

Section B lists 29 Bills in respect of which Heads of Bills have been approved by Government and of which texts are being prepared

 

Section C lists 64 Bills in respect of which heads have yet to be approved by Government

Section D lists 26 Bills which are currently before the Dáil or Seanad

 

Section E lists 124 Bills which were enacted since the Government came to office on 9th March, 2011

Section F lists 139 Bills which were published since the Government came to office on 9th March, 2011

Section G lists 11 Bills which heads of bills will be referred to Committee for consideration pre-publication

 

 

 

Office of the Government Chief Whip

18th September, 2013


SECTION A

 

Bills expected to be published from the start of the Dáil Session to the beginning of the next Session

 Title of BillPurpose of Bill
Agriculture Food and the Marine
1Horse Racing Ireland (Amendment) BillTo amend and extend the Irish Horseracing Industry Act 1994, the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act 2001 and related matters

Children and Youth Affairs
2Children (Amendment) BillTo amalgamate the children detention schools in the interests of cost/administrative efficiencies and the public interest and to make some technical amendments to improve the workability of certain provisions

3Children First BillTo implement the Programme for Government commitment related to 'Children First'

Communications Energy and Natural Resources
4Electricity (Supply) (Electronic Communications Networks) (Amendment) BillTo provide for amendments to the Electricity (Supply) Acts 1927 to 2004

5Minerals Development BillTo modernise and consolidate all mineral development legislation

Environment Community and Local Government
6Electoral (Amendment) BillTo amend Schedule 3 of the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 following on from a review of constituencies for the election of members of the European Parliament in the State

7Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo give effect to a waste policy commitment in the Programme for Government, to reinstate fixed payment notices for certain offences under the Solid Fuel Regulations and extend these notices to a range of other existing offences, to make certain amendments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acts in anticipation of the merger of the EPA with the Radiologiocal Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII), to extend the EPA licensing fees and introduce fees for the Producer Responsibility Initiative (PRI) compliance schemes and to amend provisions for access to justice on environmental matters

8Local Government BillTo provide for a range of reforms across local government including structures (mergers, sub-county and regional reconfiguration), functions, funding, operational arrangements, local governance and management and other related and consequential matters

9Maritime Area and Foreshore (Amendment) BillTo streamline the development consent process for the foreshore including, inter alia, the integration of certain parts of the foreshore consent process (under the Foreshore Act 1933) with the existing on-land planning system

10Pyrite Levy BillTo provide for the imposition of levies on the quarrying and insurance sectors to fund a remediation scheme for certain pyrite damaged dwellings and to establish the Pyrite Resolution Board on a statutory footing

11Water Services BillTo provide Irish Water with the necessary powers to deliver water services including through service level agreements with local authorities, to define the relationship between Irish Water, local authorities and the economic and environmental regulators, to set out the legal basis for domestic water charges, to extend the water regulatory powers of CER and to provide for related matters

Finance
12Finance (No. 2) BillTo give statutory effect to measures contained in Budget 2014 and to make other changes to tax law

13National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) (No. 1) BillTo establish the Investment Platform of the NTMA on a statutory basis (including NewERA and reorienting the National Pensions Reserve Fund into the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund) and amend the governance structures of the NTMA

14National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) (No. 2) BillTo enable management by the State Claims Agency of claims for third-party legal costs arising from Tribunals and Commissions of Inquiry and for legal costs awarded against the State by the Courts

Health
15Health (General Practitioner Medical Service) BillTo provide for the extending of a publicly funded GP service without fees

16Health Service Executive (Financial Matters) BillTo disestablish the HSE Vote and establish a statutory financial governance framework for the HSE

17Medical Practitioners (Amendment) (Medical Indemnity Insurance) BillTo make it mandatory for registration purposes for all medical practitioners engaged in the practice of medicine to have adequate medical indemnity insurance

18Public Health (Sunbeds) BillTo introduce a number of measures to regulate the use of sunbeds including a prohibition of their use by those under 18 years of age

Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
19Consumer and Competition BillTo amalgamate the National Consumer Agency and the Competition Authority and to give effect to other changes to competition and consumer law including making provision for a statutory code of conduct for the grocery goods sector and giving effect to the recommendations of the Advisory Group on Media Mergers

20Employment Permits BillTo consolidate existing legislation, to take account of evolving jurisprudence and to cater for future accessions to the EU

21Industrial Development (Forfas) BillTo dissolve Forfas and provide for the transfer of the agency's assets, liabilities and staff to the Department and other public bodies as appropriate

22Intellectual Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo amend the Patents Act 1992 to expand the research exemption provision and to amend the Trade Marks Act 1996 to allow Ireland to accede to the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks

23Workplace Relations BillTo provide for reform of statutory Workplace Relations Bodies

Justice and Equality
24Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission BillTo merge the Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority, the bill will also make amendments to other human rights and equality legislation to give effect to recent judgments of the European Court of Justice respectively

Public Expenditure and Reform
25Appropriation BillTo give statutory effect to individual Estimates as passed by the Dáil

26Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Amendment) BillTo implement changes to the Party Leaders allowance regime and to provide for the abolition of severance payments for Ministers

Social Protection
27Social Welfare BillTo provide for amendments to the Social Welfare Consolidation Act and other relevant legislation arising from the measures to be announced in the Budget

Transport Tourism and Sport
28Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) BillTo amend and restate the law relating to the registration of vessels

29Roads (Amendment) BillTo provide for the merger of the Railway Procurement Agency and the National Roads Authority and to provide for other miscellaneous amendments to the Roads Acts 1993

30Shannon Aviation Services and Miscellaneous Provisions BillTo establish Shannon Group plc, a new State-owned commercial company, which merges the Shannon Airport Authority and Shannon Development


SECTION B

 

Bills in respect of which heads have been agreed and texts are being drafted

 

 Title of BillPurpose of BillStatus of Bill
Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
31Monuments BillTo consolidate, update and improve the legislative code governing the protection and regulation of the national archaeological heritage

Publication Expected - Late 2014
32National Cultural Institutions (Galleries) BillTo give effect to actions arising from the Governments Reform Plan in respect of the National Gallery of Ireland, the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
Communications Energy and Natural Resources
33Geothermal Energy Development BillTo provide a legislative framework for the vesting, licensing and regulation of the development of geothermal energy

Publication Expected - Late 2014
Defence
34Defence (Amendment) (Discipline) BillTo amend Part V of the Defence Act 1954 and certain other provisions of the Act

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Education and Skills
35Universities (Amendment) BillTo give the Minister the power to require universities to comply with government guidelines on remuneration, allowances, pensions and staffing numbers in the University sector

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
Environment Community and Local Government
36Environmental Liability BillTo transpose some of the discretionary provisions of the Environmental Liability Directive

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
37Radiological Protection (Amendment) BillTo put in place the legislative basis required for the merger of the RPII with the EPA and to ensure that Irish legislation is compatible with the terms of the Convention for the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials and Nuclear Facilities, so that Ireland may ratify this Convention

Publication Expected - Early 2014
Finance
38Customs BillTo consolidate and modernise national legislation relating to the administration of Customs by a single piece of legislation

Publication Expected - Late 2014
Health
39Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) BillTo provide for subsuming the Opticians Board into the Health and Social Care Professionals Council

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
40Health Information BillTo provide a legislative framework for the better governance of health information and initiatives including data matching and health information resources for use in the health service

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Justice and Equality
41Criminal Justice (Corruption) BillTo consolidate and reform all the legislation currently cited as the Prevention of Corruption Acts 1889 - 2010 in a single statute

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
42Criminal Justice (Cybercrime) BillTo enable ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime and the transposition of the EU Framework Decision on attacks against Information Systems

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
43Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) BillTo provide for amendment of the Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act 1962

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
44Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo provide for a range of amendments to earlier legislation

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
45Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) BillTo give effect to a number of EU Framework Decisions

Publication Expected - Early 2014
46Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) BillTo transpose EU Framework Decision and enable ratification of Council of Europe Convention

Publication Expected - Early 2014
47Criminal Records Information System BillTo provide for the exchange of criminal records information with other EU member states and other designated states

Publication Expected - Early 2014
48Explosives BillTo repeal the Explosives Act 1875 and replace it with a modern statutory framework for the control of the manufacture, storage, importation, transport and supply of explosives

Publication Expected - Early 2014
49Family Leave BillTo consolidate with amendments all family leave legislation

Publication Expected - Late 2014
50Gambling Control BillTo update and consolidate the law on betting and gambling

Publication Expected - Late 2014
51Garda Siochána (Compensation for Malicious Injuries) BillTo provide a revised scheme for compensating Gardai maliciously injured in their work

Publication Expected - Early 2014
52Judicial Council BillTo provide effective remedies for complaints about judicial misbehaviour including lay participation in the investigation of complaints

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
53Landlord and Tenant BillTo reform and consolidate the general law on landlords and tenants

Publication Expected - Late 2014
54Mediation BillTo provide for implentation of the recommendations of the Law Reform Commission

Publication Expected - Early 2014
55Sale of Alcohol BillTo codify the law relating to the sale and consumption of alcohol

Publication Expected - 2014
Public Expenditure and Reform
56Regulation of Lobbying BillTo provide for regulation of lobbying activity

Publication Expected - Early 2014
Social Protection
57Civil Registration (Amendment) BillTo amend the Civil Registration Act 2004 following a review of its operation, including provision for the compulsory registration of father's names on birth certificates, validation of embassy marriages/civil partnerships, the prevention of marriages of convenience and the registration of deaths of Irish persons who die abroad

Publication Expected - Early 2014
58Gender Recognition BillTo provide for legal recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people

Publication Expected - Mid 2014
Transport Tourism and Sport
59Regulation of Vehicle Immobilisation BillTo regulate vehicle clamping and tow away

Publication Expected - Mid 2014


SECTION C

Bills in respect of which heads have yet to be approved by Government

 

 Title of BillPurpose of BillStatus of Bill
Agriculture Food and the Marine
60Greyhound Industry (Amendment) BillTo amend and extend the Greyhound Industry Act 1958 and the Greyhound Industry (Amendment) Act 1993 and related matters

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
61Johnstown Castle Agricultural College Acts (Amendment) BillTo extend the use of the Johnstown Castle Estate for recreational, amenity, environmental, educational and heritage purposes

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
62Sea Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction (Amendment) BillTo provide for a penalty points system for skippers of fishing vessels found to have infringed the Common Fisheries Policy

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
63Heritage (Amendment) BillTo amend the Heritage Act to give effect to actions arising from the Governments Reform Programme

Publication Expected - 2014
64National Cultural Institutions (Museums and Archives) BillTo give effect to actions arising from the Government's Reform Plan in respect of the National Library of Ireland, the National Museum of Ireland and the National Archives of Ireland

Publication Expected - 2014
65Official Languages (Amendment) BillTo give effect to recommendations arising from a review of the Official Languages Act 2003 and to implement the Government's Reform Plan in respect of the Coimisineir Teanga and the Placenames Commission

Publication Expected - 2014
Children and Youth Affairs
66Adoption (Tracing and Information) BillTo provide for an Information and Tracing service to applicants seeking information about adoptions, on a statutory basis

Publication Expected - 2014
Communications Energy and Natural Resources
67Common Arrangements for Gas BillTo amend the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 and to allow for arrangements to be put in place to facilitate an all-island gas market

Publication Expected - 2014
68EirGrid BillTo establish EirGrid in primary legislation

Publication Expected - 2014
69Inland Fisheries (Modernisation & Consolidation) BillTo modernise and consolidate existing provisions of legislation governing the inland fisheries sector

Publication Expected - 2014
Defence
70Defence (Amendment) BillTo amend the Defence (Amendment) Act 2006 to specify certain preparatory activities associated with the despatch of personnel overseas which can take place in advance of a United Nations Security Council Resolution

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
71Red Cross (Amendment) BillTo repeal the Red Cross Act 1938 and put in place a new legal framework for the Irish Red Cross Society

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Education and Skills
72Education (Admission to School) BillTo ensure the contents and process for enrolling by schools is more open, equitable and consistent

Publication Expected - 2014
73Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo provide for amendments to the Teaching Council Act 2001

Publication Expected - 2014
74Higher Education Authority BillTo replace the HEA Act 1971 and amend the Universities Act and other relevant legislation as necessary

Publication Expected - 2015
75Retention of Certain Records BillTo allow for the retention of the records of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, the Residential Institutions Redress Board and the Residential Institutions Review Committee

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
76Technological Universities BillTo provide for the establishment of Technological Universities and the amendment of IoT/DIT and HEA Acts

Publication Expected - 2014
Environment Community and Local Government
77Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development BillTo underpin Government policy on climate change mitigation and adaptation

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
78Dublin Docklands Development Authority (Dissolution) BillTo provide for the dissolution of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority and consequential provisions

Publication Expected - 2014
79Electoral (Amendment) (Referendum Spending and Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo provide for the disclosure of expenditure and donations at a referendum campaign and to provide for the extension of the spending limit period that applies at Presidential, Dáil, European Parliament and local elections

Publication Expected - 2014
80Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo strengthen the regulatory framework for social housing including the statutory underpinning for the new scheme of Housing Assistance Payments, the repossession of local authority dwellings and to provide for a new tenant purchase scheme for existing local authority houses along incremental purchase lines

Publication Expected - 2014
81Local Government Charges (Repeal) BillTo repeal the Household Charge and Non Principal Private Residence Charge legislation

Publication Expected - 2014
82Noise Nuisance BillTo extend and improve the powers available to Enforcement Authorities to prevent, reduce or abate noise nuisances, by allowing for on the spot fines and providing for mediation between neighbours

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
83Planning BillTo provide for the implementation of planning recommendations in the report of the Mahon Tribunal and other matters

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Finance
84Central Bank (Consolidation) BillTo consolidate the body of legislation relating to the Central Bank into a single statute

Publication Expected - 2014
85International Tax Agreements BillTo provide for appropriate provisions on the assistance of recovery of taxes and the service of documents to enable Revenue to deal with requests for assistance that may be received once the CoE/OECD Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters has been ratified. The bill will also ratify the EU/Swiss Fraud Agreement

Publication Expected - 2014
86Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicle BillTo provide for a new corporate vehicle for investment funds

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Health
87Health Identifiers BillTo provide a legislative framework for unique identifiers for individuals and healthcare providers

Publication Expected - 2014
88Health Insurance (Amendment) BillTo provide for revised Risk Equalisation Credits for 2014 and some technical amendments to the Health Insurance Acts 1994 - 2012

Publication Expected - 2014
89Human Tissue BillTo meet the key recommendation of the Madden Report that no hospital post-mortem may be carried out and no tissue retained after post-mortem without consent. It will also address other matters relating to human tissue including consent arrangements for transplantation and research purposes

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
90Licensing of Healthcare Facilities BillTo provide for a mandatory system of licensing for public and private healthcare facilities

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
91Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (Amendment) (No. 2) BillTo amend the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 in relation to a number of issues

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
92National Paediatric Hospital Development Board (Amendment) BillTo provide for an amendment to the functions and membership of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
93Public Health (Alcohol) BillTo provide for the inclusion of health advice/warnings on alcohol drink containers (bottles, cans) and on promotional materials including advice on the dangers of consuming alcohol during pregnancy, to provide a minimum price at which alcohol may be sold, to provide certain matters in relation to the advertising of alcohol and other measures in relation to alcohol

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
94Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products BillTo regulate the retail packaging and appearance of tobacco products with a view to increasing the effectiveness of health warnings, reducing the attractiveness of tobacco products to consumers and reducing the ability of retail packaging in misleading consumers about the harmful effects of smoking or using tobacco products

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
95Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) BillTo make necessary amendments to the European Communities (Statutory Audits) (Directive 2006/43/EC) Regulations 2010

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
96Credit Guarantee (Amendment) BillFollowing a review of the Act, legislative changes are expected to enhance the success of the Scheme

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
97Data Sharing BillTo underpin better risk-based enforcement, efficiency and cooperation in business regulation, by allowing specified public bodies to share specified data relating to businesses

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
98Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 2) BillTo provide for any legislative changes required to deal with the Programme for Government commitment on collective bargaining rights

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
99Industrial Relations (Amendment) BillTo provide a new legislative framework to address issues arising from the Supreme Court ruling striking down REAs

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Justice and Equality
100Bail BillTo consolidate and amend the bail laws

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
101Civil Liability (Amendment) BillTo provide for periodic payment orders in cases of awards for injuries

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
102Courts (Consolidation and Reform) BillTo provide for implementation of recommendations of the Law Reform Commission

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
103Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) BillTo strengthen the powers of CAB in relation to forfeiting the proceeds of crime

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
104Criminal Justice (Victims Rights) BillTo strengthen the rights of victims of crime and their families and to give effect to a proposed EU Directive

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
105Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) BillTo implement recommendations in the Joint Oireachtas Committee Second Interim Report on the Constitutional Amendment on Children and further protect vulnerable persons against sexual exploitation and abuse

Publication Expected - 2014
106Criminal Procedure BillTo provide for the reform of pre-trial processes

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
107Family Law BillTo make provision for pension adjustments in the context of separation agreements and certain other reforms in family law

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
108Family Relationships and Childrens BillTo consolidate and reform the law relating to guardianship, custody of and access to children, to address issues of parentage including with regard to assisted reproduction and surrogacy and to make express provision for the use of DNA tests to determine parentage and to provide for connected matters

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
109Inspection of Places of Detention BillTo give legislative effect to the OPCAT, strengthen Prisons Inspectorate, put Council of Europe inspection regime on a statutory footing and address matters relating to Prison Visiting Committees

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
110International Recovery of Child Support (Hague Convention) BillTo implement the Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and other forms of family maintenance

Publication Expected - 2014
111Juries BillTo give effect to the Law Reform Commission Report on Juries

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
112Official Secrets Act (Amendment) BillTo amend the Official Secrets Act to reflect the Programme for Government commitments

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
113Probation Service BillTo provide a modern statement of the law governing the role and use of the Probation Services in the Criminal Justice System and to give effect to EU Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA

Publication Expected - 2014
114Regulation and Valuation of Land BillTo merge the Property Registration Authority, the Valuation Office and the Ordnance Survey Office

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
115Restorative Justice BillTo give effect to measures required arising from recommendations of the Magdalen Commission Report

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
116Trusts BillTo reform and consolidate the general law relating to trustees so as to deal better with and protect trust assets

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
Public Expenditure and Reform
117Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) BillTo change management structure of the Oireachtas Service

Publication Expected - 2014
Taoiseach
118National Economic and Social Development Office (Amendment) BillTo abolish NESDO and place the NESC on a statutory basis

Publication Expected - 2014
Transport Tourism and Sport
119Irish Aviation Authority (Amendment) BillTo restructure the Irish Aviation Authority and the Commission for Aviation Regulation

Publication Expected - 2014
120Maritime (International Conventions and Safety) BillTo provide for the national implementation of certain International Maritime Conventions, the updating of existing statutes in respect of other conventions and provision of some maritime safety measures

Publication Expected - Not possible to indicate at this stage
121Road Traffic (No. 3) BillTo provide for the North/South Mutual Recognition of Penalty Points and other amendments to road traffic legislation

Publication Expected - 2014
122Road Transport BillTo replace the existing Road Transport Acts with modern updated legislation and to take account of new policy requirements

Publication Expected - 2014
123Sport Ireland BillTo provide for the establishment of Sport Ireland, a new organisation to replace the Irish Sports Council and the National Sports Campus Development Authority

Publication Expected - 2014


SECTION D

 

Bills before the Dáil and Seanad

 

Bills on Dáil Order Paper

 

 Forestry Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Betting (Amendment) Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Freedom of Information Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Gas Regulation Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
 Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013Order for Second Stage
   
 Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) (Amendment) Bill 2013 [Seanad]Second Stage
 Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2008 [Seanad]Second Stage
   
 Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill 2010Awaiting Committee
 Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011Awaiting Committee
 Credit Reporting Bill 2012Awaiting Committee
 Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]Awaiting Committee
 Companies Bill 2012Awaiting Committee
 Child and Family Agency Bill 2013Awaiting Committee
   
 Tribunals of Inquiry Bill 2005Order for Report
 Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 [Seanad]Order for Report
 Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]Order for Report

 

Bills on Seanad Order Paper

 

 Privacy Bill 2006 [Seanad]Order for Second Stage
 Protected Disclosures Bill 2013 [Seanad]Order for Second Stage
 Friendly Societies and Industrial and Provident Societies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 [Seanad]Order for Second Stage
 County Enterprise Boards (Dissolution) Bill 2013 [Seanad]Order for Second Stage
   
 Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012Second Stage
   
 Coroners Bill 2007 [Seanad]Committee Stage
 Valuation (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012 [Seanad]Committee Stage


SECTION E

Bills Enacted since Government came to Office on 9 March 2011

(124 in total)

 Road Traffic Act 2011
 Finance (No. 2) Act 2011
 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011
 Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011
 Foreshore (Amendment) Act 2011
 Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act 2011
 Biological Weapons Act 2011
 Electoral (Amendment) Act 2011
 Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2011
 Residential Institutions Redress (Amendment) Act 2011
 Defence (Amendment) Act 2011
 Finance (No. 3) Act 2011
 Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011
 Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
 Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2010
 Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2011
 Criminal Justice Act 2011
 Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
 European Financial Stability Facility and Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Act 2011
 Insurance (Amendment) Act 2011
 Central Bank and Credit Institutions (Resolution) (No. 2) Act 2011
 Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2011
 Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011
 Access to Central Treasury Funds (Commission for Energy Regulation) Act 2011
 Road Transport Act 2011
 Irish Film Board (Amendment) Act 2011
 National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Act 2011
 Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
 Appropriation Act 2011
 Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011
 Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Amendment) Act 2011
 Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011
 Social Welfare Act 2011
 Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011
 Nurses and Midwives Act 2011
 Patents (Amendment) Act 2012
 Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012
 Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012
 Health (Provision of General Practitioner Services) Act 2012
 Bretton Woods Agreements (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012
 Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Act 2012
 Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgements (Amendment) Act 2012
 Clotting Factor Concentrates and other Biological Products Act 2012
 Finance Act 2012
 Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012
 Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Act 2012
 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2012
 Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012
 Education (Amendment) Act 2012
 Electricity Regulation (Carbon Revenue Levy) (Amendment) Act 2012
 Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Act 2012
 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012
 Competition (Amendment) Act 2012
 Thirtieth Amendment of the Constitution (Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union) Act 2012
 Statute Law Revision Act 2012
 European Communities (Amendment) Act 2012
 European Stability Mechanism Act 2012
 Companies (Amendment) Act 2012
 Dormant Accounts (Amendment) Act 2012
 Credit Guarantee Act 2012
 Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
 Electoral (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012
 Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012
 Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012
 Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Act 2012
 European Arrest Warrant (Application to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Act 2012
 Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012
 Microenterprise Loan Fund Act 2012
 Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2012
 Gaeltacht Act 2012
 Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012
 Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Act 2012
 Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012
 Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012
 Fiscal Responsibility Act 2012
 Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012
 Equal Status (Amendment) Act 2012
 Appropriation Act 2012
 Social Welfare Act 2012
 Civil Defence Act 2012
 Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2012
 Europol Act 2012
 Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012
 Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Act 2012
 Health Insurance (Amendment) Act 2012
 Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012
 National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
 Personal Insolvency Act 2012
 Transport (Córas Iompair Éireann and Subsidiary Companies Borrowings) Act 2012
 Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Act 2013
 Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013
 Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Act 2013
 Child Care (Amendment) Act 2013
 Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Act 2013
 Electoral (Amendment) (Dáil Constituencies) Act 2013
 Water Services Act 2013
 Finance Act 2013
 Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013
 Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Act 2013
 Education and Training Boards Act 2013
 Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Act 2013
 National Lottery Act 2013
 Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013
 Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013
 Non-Use of Motor Vehicles Act 2013
 Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2013
 Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013
 Criminal Justice Act 2013
 Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013
 European Union (Accession of the Republic of Croatia) (Access to the Labour Market) Act 2013
 Housing (Amendment) Act 2013
 Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2013
 Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Act 2013
 Further Education and Training Act 2013
 Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013
 Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Act 2013
 Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2013
 Prison Development (Confirmation of Resolutions) Act 2013
 Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013
 Health (Amendment) Act 2013
 Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013
 Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2013
 Construction Contracts Act 2013
 Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013


Bills Published since Government came to Office on 9 March, 2011

 

139 Bills in total

 

                                               

                                SECTION F

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Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2011              

Criminal Justice Bill 2011                                                                                     

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                                            

Finance (No. 2) Bill 2011                                                                                      

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                    

Central Bank and Credit Institutions (Resolution) (No. 2) Bill 2011                       

Welfare of Greyhounds Bill 2011                                                                             

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2011                                                                      

Finance (No. 3) Bill 2011                                                                                      

Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                         

Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                                              

Defence (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                                               

Foreshore (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                                             

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]

Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                          

Residential Institutions Redress (Amendment) Bill 2011                                    

National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Bill 2011                         

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill 2011[Seanad]            

Central Bank (Supervisions and Enforcement) Bill 2011                                          

Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                             

Twenty-Ninth Amendment of the Constitution (Judges Remuneration) Bill 2011                          

European Arrest Warrant (Application to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                    

Dormant Accounts (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]

Thirtieth Amendment of the Constitution (Houses of the Oireachtas Inquiries)

Bill 2011

Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]

European Financial Stability Facility and Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Bill 2011                                   

Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                                              

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2011                                                        

Competition (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                                        

Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme) and Remuneration Bill 2011                    

Health (Provision of General Practitioner Services) Bill 2011                                  

Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011                                                                          

Irish Film Board (Amendment) Bill 2011                                                                 

Access to Central Treasury Funds (Commission for Energy Regulation) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                  

Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                                     

Road Transport Bill 2011                                                                                      

Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2011                                             

Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Amendment) Bill 2011    

Local Government (Household Charge) Bill 2011 [Seanad]                                     

Bretton Woods Agreements (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2011                                  

Social Welfare Bill 2011                                                                                       

Appropriation Bill 2011                                                                                        

Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Bill                                                        

Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Bill 2011                                

Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2011

Education (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]

Clotting Factor Concentrates and Other Biological Products Bill 2012                   

Finance Bill 2012                                                                                                       

Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2012

Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                 

Thirtieth Amendment of the Constitution (Treaty on Stability, Coordination and

Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union) Bill 2012                                 

Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                        

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012

Credit Guarantee Bill 2012        

Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Bill 2012

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                           

Animal, Health and Welfare Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                       

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and

Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                                    

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                          

European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                      

European Stability Mechanism Bill 2012                                                                  

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2012                                          

Statute Law Revision Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                                 

Electricity Regulation (Carbon Revenue Levy) (Amendment) Bill 2012                 

Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                             

Gaeltacht Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                                                

Microenterprise Loan Fund Bill 2012                                                                        

Personal Insolvency Bill 2012                                                                               

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                               

Electoral (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012                                                                 

Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                         

Fiscal Responsibility Bill 2012                                                                              

Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                     

Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                                           

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012                                             

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulverable Persons) Bill 2012                    

Europol Bill 2012                                                                                                       

Valuation (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                

Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2012

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                

Thirty-First Amendment of the Constitution (Children) Bill 2012                           

Credit Reporting Bill 2012                                                                                    

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                    

Credit Union Bill 2012                                                                                              

Education and Training Boards Bill 2012                                                                 

Electoral (Amendment) (Dáil Constituencies) Bill 2012                                           

Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                                 

Civil Defence Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                                              

Transport (Córas Iompair Éireann and Subsidary Companies Borrowings) Bill

2012 [Seanad]                                                                                                            

Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                                

Taxi Regulation Bill 2012 [Seanad]                                                                           

Finance (Local Property Tax) Bill 2012                                                                     

Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2012                                                                        

Social Welfare Bill 2012                                                                                       

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012 [Seanad]   

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) (Amendment) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                           

Companies Bill 2012                                                                                                  

Appropriation Bill 2012                                                                                        

National Lottery Bill 2012                                                                                    

Defence Forces (Second World War Amnesty and Immunity) Bill 2012 [Seanad]                         

Water Services Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                                                            

Euro Area Loan Facility (Amendment) Bill 2013                                                     

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Bill 2013                                                     

Further Education and Training Bill 2013                                                                 

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill

2013                                                                                                                       

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Bill 2013                                                            

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                                           

Finance Bill 2013                                                                                                       

Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Bill 2013                                             

Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Bill 2013                                                        

Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2013                                             

Courts Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                                                                     

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill 2013                                                      

Non-Use of Motor Vehicles Bill 2013                                                                       

Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                    

Forestry Bill 2013

Housing Bill 2013                                                                                                      

Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Bill 2013              

Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013                          

Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill 2013                                

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) (Amendment) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                          

European Union (Accession of the Republic of Croatia) (Access to the Labour Market) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                          

Thirty-Second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Eireann

Bill 2013                                                                                                                

Health (Amendment) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                                                  

Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013                                                    

Prison Development (Confirmation of Resolutions) Bill 2013                                  

Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Bill 2013                  

Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013                                                                              

Protected Disclosures Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                                                 

Thirty-third Amendment of the Constitution (Court of Appeal) Bill 2013              

Child and Family Agency Bill 2013                                                                          

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013                                                       

Betting (Amendment) Bill 2013                                                                           

Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013                                                                  

Freedom of Information Bill 2013                                                                            

Friendly Societies and Industrial and Provident Societies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 [Seanad]             

Gas Regulation Bill 2013                                                                                      

County EnterpriseBoards (Dissolution) Bill 2013 [Seanad]                                     

Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013       

SECTION G

 

Heads of bills for referral to Committee

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

 

-        Common Arrangements for Gas Bill

Department of Social Protection

 

-        Gender Recognition Bill

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

 

-        Irish Aviation Authority (Amendment) Bill

-        Maritime (International Conventions and Safety) Bill

-        Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Bill

-        Regulation of Vehicle Immobilisation Bill

-        Road Traffic (No. 3) Bill

-        Road Transport Bill

-        Roads (Amendment) Bill

-        Shannon Aviation Services and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill

-        Sport Ireland Bill