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Joint Committee On Human Rights Publications

Joint Committee On Human Rights - Twenty-Fourth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 28 October 2002.


CONTENTS

  


Terms of Reference

ADOPTION AND CHILDREN BILL: AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE OF LORDS ON REPORT

SUMMARY

A: THE BACKGROUND TO THE AMENDMENT TO THE BILL

B. THE RIGHTS AFFECTED

The rights of the children

The rights of potential adopters

C. THE COMPATIBILITY OF THE BILL AS ORIGINALLY INTRODUCED TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS WITH HUMAN RIGHTS

D. THE COMPATIBILITY OF THE BILL AS AMENDED AT REPORT STAGE IN THE

HOUSE OF LORDS WITH HUMAN RIGHTS

The rights of the children

The rights of potential adopters

 

E. THE COMPATIBILITY OF THE BILL WITH HUMAN RIGHTS IF IT WERE TO BE

AMENDED IN LINE WITH THE PROPOSAL BY LORD JENKIN OF RODING

The rights of the children

The rights of potential adopters

CONCLUSION

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

 


 
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