Clause 49 - Adoption by one person

Adoption and Children Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:45 pm on 29 November 2001.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Shadow Spokesperson (Health)

Before we move on to some of the final clauses, I wanted to clarify whether a single person, having attained the age of 21, should be allowed to—

It being Five o'clock, The Chairman proceeded, pursuant to Sessional Order D [28th June] and the Order of the Committee [27th November], to put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 49 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 52 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Debate adjourned.—[Angela Smith.]

Adjourned accordingly at Five o'clock till Tuesday 4 December at half-past Ten o'clock.