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Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022

(Bill 3 of 2022)

Bill entitled an Act to make further and better provision in respect of access by certain persons to information concerning their origins and, for that purpose, to provide for the access by adopted persons and persons who have been the subject of incorrect birth registrations or certain care arrangements to their birth certificates and other information and items relating to them; to provide, where such persons are deceased, for the access in certain circumstances by their children or other next of kin to such information or items; to provide for the making available, by the Adoption Authority of Ireland and the Child and Family Agency, of a service for the tracing of certain persons; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a register to be known as the Contact Preference Register; to provide for the safeguarding and transfer to the Adoption Authority of Ireland of certain records relating to the birth, adoption and care of certain persons; to amend the Succession Act 1965 to make provision in respect of persons who have been the subject of incorrect birth registrations; to amend the Civil Registration Act 2004 to make additional provision in respect of persons who are the subject of incorrect birth registrations; to amend the National Archives Act 1986; to amend the Adoption Act 2010; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 10 May 2022

Sponsored by: Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Third Stage

10 May 2022

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    12 Jan 2022

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    19 Jan 2022

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    19 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    20 Jan 2022

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made

    (Also known as Committee Stage)

    20 Jan 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    9 Mar 2022

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered

    (Also known as Report Stage)

    9 Mar 2022

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    27 Apr 2022

    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)

    27 Apr 2022

    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

    27 Apr 2022

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    27 Apr 2022

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    10 May 2022

    Seanad Third Stage

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

    10 May 2022

    Current Stage

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fourth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    n/a

    Seanad Fifth Stage

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

    n/a

    Future Stage

  • Enacted

    n/a

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    n/a

    Future Stage

 

27 Apr 2022

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022

9 Mar 2022

As amended in Committee/Select Committee (Dáil Eireann)

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022

12 Jan 2022

As initiated

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022

Amendments

26 Apr 2022

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

1 Mar 2022

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

10 May 2022

Seanad Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Second Stage

27 Apr 2022

Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage

27 Apr 2022

Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Report and Final Stages

9 Mar 2022

Select Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Committee Stage (Resumed)

8 Mar 2022

Select Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Committee Stage (Resumed)

2 Mar 2022

Select Committee On Children, Equality, Disability, Integration And Youth

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Committee Stage

20 Jan 2022

Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Referral to Select Committee

20 Jan 2022

Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Second Stage (Resumed)

19 Jan 2022

Dáil Éireann

Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022: Second Stage

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