Bill entitled an Act to amend the Child Care Act 1991 to enable foster parents and relatives who have been taking care of a child for a period of not less than 5 years to apply for a court order in relation to the care of the child; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 8 May 2007

Sponsored by: Minister for Health and Children

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

8 May 2007

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
  • Seanad First Stage

    4 Jul 2006

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    4 Jul 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    26 Oct 2006

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    26 Oct 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    2 Nov 2006

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    2 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    1 May 2007

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    1 May 2007

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    1 May 2007

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    1 May 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    23 Nov 2006

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    23 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    23 Nov 2006

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    23 Nov 2006

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    26 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    26 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    26 Apr 2007

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    26 Apr 2007

    Completed

  • Enacted

    8 May 2007

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    8 May 2007

    Completed

 

8 May 2007

An tAcht um Chúram Leanaí (Leasú), 2007

8 May 2007

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007

27 Apr 2007

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006

13 Nov 2006

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006

6 Jul 2006

As Initiated

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006

Amendments

30 Apr 2007

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

25 Apr 2007

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

8 Nov 2006

Report Stage

1st Substitute List of Amendments [Seanad]

8 Nov 2006

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

2 Nov 2006

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

1 May 2007

Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

26 Apr 2007

Dáil Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006: Report and Final Stages.

26 Apr 2007

Dáil Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Instruction to Committee.

27 Mar 2007

Select Committee On Health And Children

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

23 Nov 2006

Dáil Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

23 Nov 2006

Dáil Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

8 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006: Report and Final Stages.

2 Nov 2006

Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006: Committee Stage.

26 Oct 2006

Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006: Second Stage.

26 Oct 2006

Seanad Éireann

Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2006: Order for Second Stage.