Bill entitled An Act to entitle certain employees who are relevant parents in relation to a child to employment leave for the purposes of enabling the employee to provide, or assist, in the provision of, care to the child or to provide support to the adopting mother, sole male adopter or mother of the child, as the case may be, or both; to entitle a surviving parent to employment leave on the death of a relevant parent; to extend the protection against unfair dismissals conferred by the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977; to provide for the payment of paternity benefit to certain persons and, for that purpose, to amend the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005; and to provide for related matters

Last Updated: 27 July 2016

Source:

Government

Originating House:

Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Jun 2016
    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Jun 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Jun 2016
    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Jun 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a
    Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    13 Jul 2016
    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    13 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • 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)

    13 Jul 2016
    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)

    13 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a
    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Jul 2016
    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    15 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

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

    19 Jul 2016
    Seanad Third Stage

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

    19 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    19 Jul 2016
    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    19 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is sent to the President for signature (Also known as Final Stage)

    19 Jul 2016
    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is sent to the President for signature (Also known as Final Stage)

    19 Jul 2016

    Completed

  • Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    27 Jul 2016
    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    27 Jul 2016

    Current Stage

27 July 2016

Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016

Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016

15 July 2016

As Amended (Version B)

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016

7 July 2016

As Amended (Version A)

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016

17 June 2016

As Initiated

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016

Debates

19 July 2016

Seanad Éireann

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016: Committee and Remaining Stages

15 July 2016

Seanad Éireann

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016: Second Stage

6 July 2016

Select Committee On Justice And Equality

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016: Committee Stage

5 July 2016

Dáil Éireann

Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2016: Financial Resolution