Adoption and Children Bill - Committee Stage

The Adoption and Children Bill was introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly on 20 September 2021. The purpose of the Bill is to update and enhance the legal framework for adoption in Northern Ireland.

The Committee for Health has issued a 'Call for Evidence' to get people's views on the draft Bill. The deadline for submissions is Friday 8 October 2021.

 

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