Last updated: 13 Jul 1976

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    16 Jun 1976

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    16 Jun 1976

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    17 Jun 1976

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Jun 1976

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    30 Jun 1976

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    30 Jun 1976

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    30 Jun 1976

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    30 Jun 1976

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    30 Jun 1976

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    30 Jun 1976

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Jul 1976

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Jul 1976

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    7 Jul 1976

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    7 Jul 1976

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    7 Jul 1976

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    7 Jul 1976

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    7 Jul 1976

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    7 Jul 1976

    Completed

  • Enacted

    13 Jul 1976

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    13 Jul 1976

    Current Stage

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Debates

7 Jul 1976

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Committee and Final Stages.

7 Jul 1976

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Second Stage (Resumed).

6 Jul 1976

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Second Stage.

30 Jun 1976

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Report and Final Stages.

30 Jun 1976

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Committee Stage.

30 Jun 1976

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Instruction to Committee.

17 Jun 1976

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Second Stage.

17 Jun 1976

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1976: Order for Second Stage.