Adoption and Children Bill

Bill Number: Bill 37/17-22

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Health

The Adoption and Children Bill is:

A Bill to restate and amend the law relating to adoption; to make further amendments of the law relating to children; and for connected purposes.


Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 20 September 2021

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 20 September 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 5 October 2021 Official Report - 5 October 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage    
Consideration StageConsideration Stage    
Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage    
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent    

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