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#draft adoption bill

# draft-adoption-bill - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Opposition parties likely to support Children's Rights referendum

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin welcome the wording, but SF says it wants to consult legal advisors before giving the referendum full approval.

Children's referendum 'not a charter for breaking up families' - Fitzgerald

Frances Fitzgerald says there is “no evidence” that Irish courts would seek to take children from parents if the referendum is approved.

Wording for children's referendum released

The wording has been published by Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD, who said the debate on the referendum is “a debate for all of us”.