Immigration Act 2004
F9 [ Registration districts and registration officers
9A. ... ]
Inserted by Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014 (26/2014), s. 35(c), not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014 (26/2014), s. 35(c), not commenced as of date of revision.
F9 [ 9A. (1) The Minister may, for the purpose of the efficient and effective administration of this Act, prescribe an area (which area may consist of the whole or any part of the State) to be a registration district.
(2) The Minister may by order appoint a person, being —
(a) a member of the Garda S í och á na not below the rank of Superintendent, or
(b) an officer of the Minister, not below the rank of assistant principal officer,
to be the registration officer of the registration district specified in the order.
(3) A registration officer may delegate any of his or her functions (other than this power of delegation) under this Act to —
(a) in the case of a registration officer to whom subsection (2)(a) applies, a member of the Garda S í och á na, and
(b) in the case of a registration officer to whom subsection (2)(b) applies, an officer of the Minister.
(4) Where a function of a registration officer is delegated under subsection (3) —
(a) that function may be performed, under the general control of the registration officer concerned, by the person to whom it is delegated,
(b) the delegation does not preclude the registration officer from performing the function delegated, and
(c) a reference, in a provision of this Act relating to the function, to a registration officer includes a reference to the person to whom the function has been delegated. ]