Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain matters relating to donor-assisted human reproduction and the parentage of children born as a result of donor-assisted human reproduction procedures; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a register to be known as the National Donor-Conceived Person Register; to amend and extend the law relating to the guardianship and custody of, and access to, children and for those purposes to amend the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964; to extend the category of persons who may be liable for the maintenance of children and for that purpose to amend the Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976, and for that and other purposes to amend the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010; to provide for the use in certain circumstances of DNA testing to determine parentage and for that and other purposes to amend the Status of Children Act 1987; to amend the Family Law Act 1995; to amend the category of persons who may adopt children and for that and other purposes to amend the Adoption Act 2010; to make consequential amendments to the Succession Act 1965, the Civil Registration Act 2004 and other enactments; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 6 Apr 2015

Sponsored by: Minister for Justice and Equality

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

6 Apr 2015

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    17 Feb 2015

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    17 Feb 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    24 Feb 2015

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Feb 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    26 Feb 2015

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    26 Feb 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    12 Mar 2015

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    12 Mar 2015

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    12 Mar 2015

    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)

    12 Mar 2015

    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

    24 Mar 2015

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Mar 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    27 Mar 2015

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    27 Mar 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    30 Mar 2015

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    30 Mar 2015

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    30 Mar 2015

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    30 Mar 2015

    Completed

  • Enacted

    6 Apr 2015

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    6 Apr 2015

    Completed

 

6 Apr 2015

An tAcht um Leanaí agus Cóngais Teaghlaigh, 2015

6 Apr 2015

Children and Family Relationships Act 2015

12 Mar 2015

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015

12 Mar 2015

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015

19 Feb 2015

As Initiated

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015

Amendments

27 Mar 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

25 Mar 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

10 Mar 2015

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

3 Mar 2015

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

30 Mar 2015

Seanad Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Report and Final Stages

27 Mar 2015

Seanad Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Committee Stage (Resumed)

26 Mar 2015

Seanad Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Committee Stage

24 Mar 2015

Seanad Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage

12 Mar 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

12 Mar 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Report Stage

12 Mar 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Order for Report Stage

5 Mar 2015

Select Committee On Justice, Defence And Equality

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Committee Stage

26 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Referral to Select Committee

26 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed)

26 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed)

25 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed)

25 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed)

24 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Second Stage

24 Feb 2015

Dáil Éireann

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015: Order for Second Stage