Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the law in relation to the adoption of children; and, for that purpose, to amend the Adoption Act 2010; to provide for the repeal of Part 11 of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 19 Jul 2017

Sponsored by: Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill may now be signed into law by the President

19 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    3 May 2016

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    3 May 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    18 May 2016

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 May 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    16 Nov 2016

    Dáil Third Stage

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

    16 Nov 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    30 Nov 2016

    Dáil Fourth Stage

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

    30 Nov 2016

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    30 Nov 2016

    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)

    30 Nov 2016

    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 Jan 2017

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    24 Jan 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    31 Jan 2017

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    31 Jan 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    13 Jun 2017

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    13 Jun 2017

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    13 Jun 2017

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    13 Jun 2017

    Completed

  • Enacted

    19 Jul 2017

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    19 Jul 2017

    Current Stage

 

19 Jul 2017

Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017

30 Nov 2016

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016

16 Nov 2016

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016

3 May 2016

As Initiated

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016

Amendments

15 Jun 2017

Report Stage

Cream List [Seanad amendments to Dáil Bill]

13 Jun 2017

Report Stage

1st Additional & Substitute List of Amendments [Seanad]

12 Jun 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

12 Jun 2017

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

30 Jan 2017

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

28 Nov 2016

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

15 Nov 2016

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

13 Jul 2017

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: From the Seanad

13 Jun 2017

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages

31 Jan 2017

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Committee Stage

24 Jan 2017

Seanad Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage

30 Nov 2016

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages

30 Nov 2016

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Order for Report Stage

16 Nov 2016

Select Committee On Children And Youth Affairs

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Committee Stage

18 May 2016

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage (Resumed)

17 May 2016

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage

17 May 2016

Dáil Éireann

Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016: Order for Second Stage