Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the law relating to the adoption of children

Last updated: 29 Apr 1998

Sponsored by: Minister for Health

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President.

29 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    13 Jun 1996

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    13 Jun 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    3 Jul 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    3 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    3 Jul 1996

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    3 Jul 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    27 Nov 1996

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    27 Nov 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    27 Nov 1996

    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)

    27 Nov 1996

    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

    19 Feb 1997

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Feb 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    30 Apr 1997

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    30 Apr 1997

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    13 Mar 1998

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    13 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    13 Mar 1998

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    13 Mar 1998

    Completed

  • Enacted

    29 Apr 1998

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    29 Apr 1998

    Completed

 

29 Apr 1998

An tAcht Uchtála, 1998

29 Apr 1998

Adoption Act 1998

Debates

23 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Amendment from the Seanad.

13 Mar 1998

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Report and Final Stages.

4 Mar 1998

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Motion.

30 Apr 1997

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Committee Stage.

19 Feb 1997

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

27 Nov 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Report and Final Stages.

15 Oct 1996

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (No.2) Bill, 1996: Report of Select Committee.

2 Oct 1996

Select Committee On Social Affairs

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Committee Stage.

3 Jul 1996

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Referral to Select Committee.

3 Jul 1996

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

3 Jul 1996

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (No. 2) Bill, 1996: Second Stage.