Bill entitled an Act to allow adopted persons to obtain a certificate of birth and to access information relating to their identity, origins and the circumstances of their birth, subject to reasonable safeguards to address the position of the natural parents and of the adoptive parents of such adopted persons; to allow natural parents a right to access certain information, subject to the wishes of the adopted person, and to require certain bodies and persons to deliver records to the Adoption Authority.

Last updated: 18 Feb 2015

Sponsored by: Fidelma Healy Eames; Jillian van Turnhout; Averil Power

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill has lapsed with the dissolution of the Dáil and Seanad

18 Feb 2015

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    11 Nov 2014

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    11 Nov 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    11 Nov 2014

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    11 Nov 2014

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    18 Feb 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    18 Feb 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    18 Feb 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    18 Feb 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    18 Feb 2015

    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)

    18 Feb 2015

    Current Stage

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Second Stage

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    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    Future Stage

  • 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)

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Fifth Stage

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

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

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    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    Future Stage

 

18 Feb 2015

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Identity and Information) Bill 2014

11 Nov 2014

As Initiated

Adoption (Identity and Information) Bill 2014

Amendments

17 Feb 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

18 Feb 2015

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Identity and Information) Bill 2014: Committee and Remaining Stages

19 Nov 2014

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Identity and Information) Bill 2014: Second Stage

11 Nov 2014

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Identity and Information) Bill 2014: First Stage