Civil Registration Bill 2019: Report and Final Stages

Amendments Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 6 are related. Amendments Nos. 1, 5 and 6 are consequential on amendment No. 3 so amendments Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 6 will be discussed together.

Bill recommitted in respect of amendment No. 1.

I move amendment No. 1:

In page 3, line 6, after “2014;” to insert “to amend the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015;”.

This amendment is to the long Title of the Bill and is consequential to amendment No. 3.

Amendment agreed to.
Bill reported with amendment.

Amendment No. 2 is out of order.

Amendment No. 2 not moved.
Bill recommitted in respect of amendment No. 3.

I move amendment No. 3:

In page 7, between lines 23 and 24, to insert the following:

“Amendment of section 27 of Act of 2015

12. Section 27 of the Act of 2015 is amended, in subsection (5)(c), by the substitution of the following subparagraph for subparagraph (i):

“(i) the gamete referred to in paragraph (b) was one to which subsection (1), (5) or, as the case may be, (8)(b) (other than a gamete to which subsection (1) or (5) also applies) of section 26 applied, or”.”.

Amendment agreed to.
Bill reported with amendment.

I move amendment No. 4:

In page 7, between lines 23 and 24, to insert the following:

“Amendment of section 1 of Act of 2015

12. Section 1 of the Act of 2015 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (7):

“(7) Part 9 shall come into operation 54 months from enactment or on such earlier day or days as the Minister may, after consulting with the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision of that Part and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.”.”.

Amendment agreed to.
Bill recommitted in respect of amendments Nos. 5 and 6.

I move amendment No. 5:

In page 7, line 26, after “Act” to insert “, other than section 12,”.

Amendment agreed to.

I move amendment No. 6:

In page 7, after line 31, to insert the following:

“(4) Section 12 shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister for Health may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.”.

Amendment agreed to.
Bill reported with amendments.
Bill, as amended, received for final consideration and passed.
The Dáil adjourned at 10 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 28 March 2019.