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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 24 Apr 1991

Vol. 407 No. 4

Recognition of Foreign Adoptions Bill, 1990: Report of Special Committee.

The report of the Special Committee on the Recognition of Foreign Adoptions Bill, 1990 is as follows:

The Special Committee has considered the Bill and has made amendments thereto, and has amended the Title to read as follows—

An Act to provide for the recognition of certain adoptions effected outside the State, to amend and extend the Adoption Acts, 1952 to 1988, and to make further provision in connection with the matters aforesaid.

The Bill, as amended, is reported to the Dáil.

I move:

(1) That the Report and Proceedings be printed;

(2) That the Bill, as amended in the Special Committee, be printed.

Question put and agreed to.

I understand the Government have agreed to give Government time to the Bill. Therefore, may I have a date for Report Stage, please?

Next Tuesday, 30 April 1991, subject to agreement.

That is agreed. The initiators of the Bill and the Minister are to be congratulated on this achievement.

Report Stage ordered for Tuesday, 30 April 1991.