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    Adoption Amendment Act (2017) - Summary of changes

    Adoption Amendment Act (2017) - Summary of changes

    The Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 came into effect on 19 October 2017 after Minister Katherine Zappone signed the Commencement Order. The Amendment Act changes various parts of the Adoption Act 2010, which governs how all adoptions in Ireland are carried out.

    To read a summary of the changes made click here.


    Mission Statement

    " To ensure the provision of the highest possible standards of adoption related services, throughout the lifelong adoption process, with the best interests of children as the first and paramount objective."