Bills & Acts

Bills & Acts

The power to make new laws is the sole responsibility of the Houses of the Oireachtas. Dáil Éireann has the primary role in relation to legislation as it is directly elected by the people. All proposed new laws are introduced into the Oireachtas as Bills. When the Government wants to propose a law, the Cabinet approves the Bill and the relevant Minister brings it before the Oireachtas. Opposition parties or Members can also bring forward their own Bills, usually during Private Members’ time.

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Recently considered Bills and Acts

22 Feb 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Telecommunications Services (Ducting and Cables) Bill 2018

No. 13 of 2018

22 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Competition and Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 22 of 2018

21 Feb 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Technological Universities Bill 2015

No. 121 of 2015

21 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Public Service Superannuation (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 18 of 2018

20 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Public Health (Availability of Defibrillators) Bill 2018

No. 20 of 2018

20 Feb 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Vehicle Registration Data (Automated Searching and Exchange) Bill 2018

No. 2 of 2018

20 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 21 of 2018

16 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Radiological Protection (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 19 of 2018

15 Feb 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018

No. 10 of 2018

14 Feb 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Central Bank (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 8 of 2018

Achtanna an Oireachtais

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Achtanna an Oireachtais

Read Acts of the Oireachtas, in English and Irish, passed from 1922 to 2009

How laws are made

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How laws are made

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Irish Statute Book

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Irish Statute Book

View both primary and secondary legislation in the Irish Statute Book (eISB)

Government legislative programme

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Government legislative programme

Get a list of Government Bills to be prioritised during this term