Civil Registration Act 2004
Local registration authorities.
15.— F54 [ (1) Each functional area of the Health Service Executive shall, subject to subsection (2A) , be a registration area for the purposes of this Act.
(2) After consulting with an tArd Chl á raitheoir, the Executive shall assign a name to each registration area.
(2A) The Executive may, with the consent of an tArd Chl á raitheoir, redefine for the purposes of this Act the boundaries of any of its functional areas, and, if it does so, that functional area as redefined shall be a registration area for those purposes. ]
F55 [ (3) Under the overall management, control and supervision of an tArd Chl á raitheoir, the Executive shall, in accordance with the provisions of the relevant scheme, manage, control and administer, through the Superintendent Registrar of each registration area, the Civil Registration Service in that area and perform in the area the other functions conferred on it by or under this Act. ]
(4) An tArd-Chláraitheoir may give a direction in writing to F55 [ the Executive ] in relation to F56 [ … ] management, control and administration, of the Civil Registration Service in F55 [ a registration area ], and F55 [ the Executive ] shall comply with a direction given to it under this subsection.
F55 [ (5) The Executive shall, in each year beginning with the year 2005, prepare an estimate in writing of its income and expenditure in the next following year in respect of each registration area and shall submit a copy of it to an tArd Chl á raitheoir. ]