Bill entitled an Act to make provision for the validity in law and the entry in the Register of Foreign Adoptions of adoptions of children made in the People's Republic of China and for that purpose to amend and extend the Adoption Acts, 1952 to 1991

Last updated: 13 Mar 1996

Sponsored by: Michael Woods

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was defeated by vote.

13 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    13 Feb 1996

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    13 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    13 Feb 1996

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    13 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

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    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

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    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

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    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

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    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)

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad First Stage

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    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Second Stage

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    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Third Stage

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    Seanad Third Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

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    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

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    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

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    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

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    Future Stage

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Debates

13 Mar 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Adoption Bill, 1996: Second Stage (Resumed).

12 Mar 1996

Dáil Éireann

Private Members' Business. - Adoption Bill, 1996: Second Stage.

13 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill, 1996: First Stage.