Month: February 2011

Status of legislation following dissolution of Dáil

A&L Goodbody has published a useful FAQ on the status of bills currently before the Oireachtas, given that the President has dissolved the Dáil.

In summary:© Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas and/or others

  • Bills going through the legislative process in the Oireachtas at the time of the dissolution of the Dáil prior to a General Election will lapse.
  • The new Dáil will decide which bills it intends to pursue.
  • These bills will continue at the particular stage they had reached prior to the dissolution of the Dáil.

 

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