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This two-day Introduction to the Legislative Process programme is designed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies and offices.  The aim of the programme is to provide an overview and understanding of the working of the Legislative Process.

Introduction to the Legislative Process

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Key Facts

This Introduction to the Legislative Process course has been modified for online delivery. 

This two day course will run from 10:00am - 4:00pm on consecutive dates. It will be delivered remotely and facilitated by a subject matter expert. Course times may be subject to change.

Scheduled Dates:

  • 23-24 June 2022

Please note that as this is an interactive programme of training with an emphasis on engagement and skill building, we limit the size of the group.  If you wish to book places for a number of staff from a single organisation, we recommend that you contact training@ipa.ie in the first instance, as a tailored programme may be more suitable.

Commences

23-24 June 2022 Bookings for this course close one week in advance of start date.

Duration

Two Days

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The cost of this two-day online course is €790 per person.

Booking: Bookings must be received in writing using a booking form or the online booking option (see below).

All bookings will be confirmed via email. Please send completed booking forms to:

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers and bookings will typically close one week prior to the course start date.

Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a course, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged.  Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.

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The Programme

This two-day Introduction to the Legislative Process programme is designed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies and offices.  The aim of the programme is to provide an overview and understanding of the working of the Legislative Process.

Who is this for?

This two-day Introduction to the Legislative Process programme is designed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies and offices.  

Please note that we have a separate programme specifically for those working in Local Authorities which can be viewed here.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the working of the legislative process.
  • Be familiar with the role of the Attorney General’s Office & the Office of the Parliamentary Council.
  • Appreciate how best to achieve policy objectives through legislation.
  • Acquire an insight into the constitutional provisions governing legislation.
  • Understand the preparatory stages of a bill.
  • Appreciate each of the steps required to pass legislation.
Course Content

This Introduction to the Legislative Process course will cover the following areas:

  • Legislation: Types and Functions
  • The Legislative Process
  • Key Players in the Legislative Process
  • Considerations when Drafting Legislation
  • Judicial Review as it applies to Legislation
Other Information

This course can be tailored for in-house delivery at a negotiated rate. Please email training@ipa.ie if you would like further information about customised training.

Course Leader

Sarah Reid LLB LLM BL will lead this two day course. Sarah is a practising barrister and law lecturer and offers a practical as well as academic understanding of the law in this area.

 

 

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