Civil Registration Act 2004
F129 [ Notification of early neonatal deaths
42A. — ]
Inserted by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 12, not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 12, not commenced as of date of revision.
F129 [ 42A. (1) Where the death occurs during the first 7 days of life of a child born alive ( ‘ early neonatal death ’ ) it shall be the duty of the registered medical practitioner who attends the child concerned to give to the Superintendent Registrar in whose registration area the death occurred, as soon as practicable after the occurrence of the early neonatal death and in such manner as an tArd-Chl á raitheoir may direct, the required particulars relating to the early neonatal death.
(2) The duty imposed on a registered medical practitioner under subsection (1) is in addition to, and not in substitution for, a duty or obligation imposed on a person under section 37 . ]
The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.