The Government’s Legislative Programme for the Autumn Session 2015 was recently published. With a total of 131 proposed new Bills, the Programme aims to further the Government’s plan to secure economic recovery. An important feature of this is Budget 2016 which will be given effect to by the upcoming Finance Bill. The Programme also proposes other important pieces of legislation such as the Criminal Justice (Corruption) Bill and the Geothermal Energy Development Bill.

The Government has recently announced its Legislative Programme for the Autumn Session 2015. When announcing the programme, Government Chief Whip Paul Kehoe stated that the Programme includes a number of Bills which are central to the Government’s plans to secure Ireland’s ongoing economic recovery. The Programme includes 34 Bills, which the Government intends to publish in the coming months.

We have listed below the most significant legislation which is due to be published, either in the current Dáil session or in 2016.

Bills Expected to be Published in the Current Dáil Session

The current Dáil session is due to run until Christmas 2015.

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Bills Expected to be Published in 2016

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The publication of much of this legislation is eagerly awaited.