Bill entitled an Act to provide for the dissolution of An Bord Uchtála and the establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as Údarás Uchtála na hÉireann or in the English language as the Adoption Authority of Ireland; to provide for matters relating to the adoption of children; to give the force of law to the Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption signed at the Hague on 29 May 1993; to provide for the making and recognition of intercountry adoptions in accordance with bilateral agreements and with other arrangements; to provide for the recognition of certain adoptions effected outside the State; to repeal the Adoption Acts 1952 to 1998; and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Last updated: 14 Jul 2010

Sponsored by: Minister for Health and Children

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    21 Jan 2009

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    21 Jan 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    17 Feb 2009

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    17 Feb 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Mar 2009

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    4 Mar 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    13 May 2009

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    13 May 2009

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    19 May 2009

    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)

    19 May 2009

    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

    18 Nov 2009

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Nov 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    27 May 2010

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    27 May 2010

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    29 Jun 2010

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    29 Jun 2010

    Completed

  • Enacted

    14 Jul 2010

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    14 Jul 2010

    Current Stage

 

14 Jul 2010

Adoption Act 2010

14 Jul 2010

An tAcht Uchtála 2010

30 Jun 2010

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009

5 Mar 2010

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Adoption Bill 2009

21 May 2009

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009

3 Apr 2009

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Adoption Bill 2009

23 Jan 2009

As Initiated

Adoption Bill 2009

Amendments

30 Jun 2010

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

28 Jun 2010

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

25 May 2010

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

15 Feb 2010

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

13 May 2009

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

3 Mar 2009

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

2 Jul 2010

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad Bill Amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages

29 Jun 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

3 Jun 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

2 Jun 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed)

27 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages

27 May 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage

3 Mar 2010

Select Committee On Health And Children

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

2 Mar 2010

Select Committee On Health And Children

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Feb 2010

Select Committee On Health And Children

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

17 Feb 2010

Select Committee On Health And Children

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

21 Jan 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

21 Jan 2010

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

8 Dec 2009

Joint Committee On Health And Children

Adoption Bill 2009: Discussion with International Adoption Association.

26 Nov 2009

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

18 Nov 2009

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

18 Nov 2009

Dáil Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

19 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

14 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Report Stage (Resumed).

13 May 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Report Stage.

2 Apr 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

1 Apr 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

1 Apr 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

11 Mar 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Mar 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Committee Stage.

17 Feb 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Second Stage.

17 Feb 2009

Seanad Éireann

Adoption Bill 2009: Order for Second Stage.