Bill entitled An Act Bill entitled an Act to establish a body to be known as An Coimisiún um Chosaint Sonraí or, in the English language, the Data Protection Commission; to give further effect to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 20161 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation); to give effect to Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 20162 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA and for those and other purposes to amend the Data Protection Act 1988; to provide for the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 17 Apr 2018

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill is currently before Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

17 Apr 2018

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    30 Jan 2018

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    30 Jan 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    8 Feb 2018

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    8 Feb 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    15 Feb 2018

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    15 Feb 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    22 Mar 2018

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    22 Mar 2018

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    27 Mar 2018

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    27 Mar 2018

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

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    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    16 Apr 2018

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    16 Apr 2018

    Current Stage

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

27 Mar 2018

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018

6 Mar 2018

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Data Protection Bill 2018

30 Jan 2018

As Initiated

Data Protection Bill 2018

Amendments

22 Mar 2018

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

26 Feb 2018

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

14 Feb 2018

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

28 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

22 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Report Stage

6 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

6 Mar 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

27 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed)

15 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Committee Stage

8 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Second Stage

8 Feb 2018

Seanad Éireann

Data Protection Bill 2018: Order for Second Stage