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Irish Legislation

Click on the following links for further information on relevant Irish legislation:

Human Rights Legislation

Human Rights Commission Act, 2000 & 2001

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2000/en/act/pub/0009/index.html

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001/en/act/pub/0035/index.html

1998 Good Friday Agreement

http://www.ihrc.ie/_fileupload/publications/Belfast-Agreement.pdf

The Constitution – Bunreacht na hÉireann, 1937

http://www.taoiseach.gov.ie/attached_files/Pdf%20files/Constitution%20of%20Ireland.pdf

European Convention on Human Rights Act, 2003

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2003/en/act/pub/0020/index.html

European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/Commun/QueVoulezVous.asp?NT=005&CL=ENG

Mental Capacity and Mental Health Legislation

Wards of Court - Lunacy Regulation (Ireland) Act of 1871

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1871/pdf/ukpga_18710022_en.pdf

Enduring Powers of Attorney - Powers of Attorney Act 1996

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1996/en/act/pub/0012/index.html

Mental Capacity Bill, 2008

http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Scheme_of_Mental_Capacity_Bill_2008

Mental Health Act, 2001

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001/en/act/pub/0025/index.html

Domestic Violence Legislation

Domestic Violence Act, 1996

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1996/en/act/pub/0001/index.html

Family Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1997/en/act/pub/0018/index.html

Domestic Violence (Amendment) Act, 2002

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2002/en/act/pub/0030/index.html

Criminal Law

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, 1997

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1997/en/act/pub/0026/index.html

Criminal Law Act, 1997

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1997/en/act/pub/0014/index.html

Criminal Law (Rape) Act, 1981

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1981/en/act/pub/0010/index.html

Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act, 1990

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1990/en/act/pub/0032/index.html

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1993/en/act/pub/0020/index.html

Criminal Damage Act, 1991

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1991/en/act/pub/0031/index.html

Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act, 2001

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001/en/act/pub/0050/index.html

Reporting Abuse

Health Act, 2007: Part 14, Section 103

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2007/en/act/pub/0023/sec0103.html

Coroner’s Act, 1962 & 2005

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1962/en/act/pub/0009/index.html

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2005/en/act/pub/0033/index.html

Coroner’s Bill, 2007

http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/PB07000392

Regulation of Health and Social Care Services and Staff

Health Act, 2007

http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/bills28/acts/2007/a2307.pdf

HIQA: National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland 2008

http://www.hiqa.ie/media/pdfs/HIQA_Residential_Care_Standards_2008.pdf

Health and Social Care Professionals Act, 2005

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2005/en/act/pub/0027/index.html

Medical Practitioners Act, 2007

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2007/en/act/pub/0025/index.html

Pharmacy Act, 2007

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2007/en/act/pub/0020/index.html

Financial Support for Nursing Home Care

Health Act (Nursing Homes), 1990

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1990/en/act/pub/0023/index.html

Nursing Home (Subvention) Regulations, 1993

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1993/en/si/0227.html

Health (Repayment Scheme) Act, 2006

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2006/en/act/pub/0017/index.html

Health (Nursing Homes) (Amendment) Act, 2007

http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/bills28/acts/2007/a107.pdf

Nursing Home Support Scheme Act, 2009

http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/bills28/acts/2009/A1509.pdf

Nursing Home Support Scheme Act 2009 (Commencement) (Certain Provisions) Order 2009 (S.I. 256)

http://www.attorneygeneral.ie/esi/2009/B26982.pdf

Equality and Age Discrimination

Employment Equality Acts, 1998 and 2004

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1998/en/act/pub/0021/index.html

Equal Status Acts, 2000 and 2004

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2000/en/act/pub/0008/index.html

Equality Act, 2004

http://www.equality.ie/index.asp?docID=206

Disability Act, 2005

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2005/en/act/pub/0014/index.html

The Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2008

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2008/en/act/pub/0014/index.html

Financial Regulation and Consumer Protection Legislation

Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Acts, 2003 and 2004

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2003/en/act/pub/0012/index.html

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2004/en/act/pub/0021/index.html

Consumer Protection Act, 2007

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2007/en/act/pub/0019/index.html

Markets in Financial Instruments and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 2007

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2007/en/act/pub/0037/

Consumer Credit Act, 1995

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1995/en/act/pub/0024/index.html