Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021

On 11th May 2021, the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O'Gorman, TD, published the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021.

Click here to download the Heads of Bill.

Click here to download the FAQ on the Heads of Bill.

Click here to download follow up documentation from Minister O'Gorman's 'Birth Information and Tracing Consultation Meeting'.

Pre-legislative Scrutiny
The Joint Committee on  Children, Disability, Equality and Integration has agreed to invite written submissions from interested groups and individuals on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021 as part of its scrutiny of the proposed legislation. The deadline was 9th June 2020. See below for the Clann Project submissions on the bill:

Submission to the Joint Committee on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill, 23rd June 2021
Clann Project Submission to Oireachtas Children's Committee

Opening Statement to the Joint Committee on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill, 29th June 2021
Clann Project Opening Statement PLS Birth Information & Tracing Bill