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Trusts & Private Client: Legislation Programme Autumn/Winter 2015

September 30, 2015




Current Status/

Expected Publication Date

Trusts Bill

To reform and consolidate the law relating to trustees so as to deal better with and protect trust assets

No indication as to when publication is expected

Marriage Bill 2015

To amend the Civil Registration Act 2004 to remove the impediment to marriage of the parties being of the same sex; to repeal certain provisions of that Act relating to registration of civil partnerships; to make provision in relation to religious bodies; to provide for the recognition of marriages under the law of a place other than the State; to amend the Succession Act 1965, the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 and the Gender Recognition Act 2015

Order for Second Stage in Dáil Éireann

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill

To provide for the reform of the law relating to persons who require or may require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity, whether immediately or in the future

Order for Report in Dáil Éireann