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Adopted people will finally get access to records after President signs Bill into law
The Bill provides for the release of an adopted person’s birth certificate and early life information.
Bill aiming to help adopted people access information about their life passes Oireacthas
It seeks to clear a way for adopted people to access information on their life.
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Parents' right to privacy delays Zappone's adoption bill
The Bill aims to give adopted people and people who have been the subject of an incorrect birth registration the right to birth cert information and other information on their identity.
Children can now be adopted by their foster carers after 18 months
The Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016 has passed its final stages in Dáil Éireann.
Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused
Former Tánaiste said she found the letter “needlessly offensive” to adopted people and gay people.
Zappone's adoption laws will see thousands able to access their birth certs
A national database of adoptees and their birth parents will be administered by Tusla.
Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election
She has said the success of the Adoption Bill has been the instigator for her participation.
Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'
James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.
'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill
The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.
Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill
The Russian president said today he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.