Irish Sign Language Act 2017

Dail

The Irish Sign Language Act was passed into law on 24th December 2017, and is the most important piece of legislation affecting access for Deaf citizens in Ireland.

Click Here to see CISLI’s press release in relation to the passing of the Act.

ISL Bill

Click Here to view a full English transcript of the Dáil Éireann debate on 14 December 2017:

Transcript Dail

Click for full Dáil transcript

Click Here to view a full English transcript of the Seanad Éireann debate on 15 December 2017:

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ISL Bill 4. Legal


ISL Bill 6. Public Bodies


ISL Bill 7. Competence