Civil Registration Act 2004

Registration of decrees of divorce and decrees of nullity.

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59.—(1) When a court grants a decree of divorce, an officer of the Courts Service authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service, shall, as soon as may be, enter or cause to be entered in the register of decrees of divorce the particulars in relation to the matter specified in Part 6 of the First Schedule.

(2) When a court grants a decree of nullity F182 [ of marriage ], an officer of the Courts Service, authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service, shall, as soon as may be, enter or cause to be entered in the register of decrees of nullity F182 [ of marriage ] the particulars in relation to the matter specified in Part 7 of the First Schedule.

(3) An officer of the Courts Service, authorised in that behalf by the Courts Service, may amend or cancel or cause to be amended or cancelled an entry in a register referred to in subsection (1) or (2).

(4) The Courts Service shall notify an tArd-Chláraitheoir of an amendment or cancellation under subsection (3).

(5) This section shall have effect notwithstanding any statutory provision that conflicts with it.