Adoption Act 2010

171.

Amendment of Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005.

171.— The Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 is amended—

( a) in section 3(6), by substituting “an adoption order within the meaning of section 3 (1) of the Adoption Act 2010 or is the subject of an intercountry adoption effected outside the State and recognised under that Act” for “the Adoption Acts 1952 to 1998”,

( b) in each of subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) of paragraph ( b) of the definition of “adopting parent” in section 58(1), by substituting “an adoption order within the meaning of section 3(1) of the Adoption Act 2010 or the recognition of an intercountry adoption effected outside the State within the meaning of that Act” for “an adoption order, or to the effecting of a foreign adoption”,

( c) in section 58(1), by deleting the definition of “foreign adoption”, and

( d) in section 82(9), by substituting “an adoption order within the meaning of section 3 (1) of the Adoption Act 2010 or the subject of an intercountry adoption effected outside the State and recognised under that Act” for “the Adoption Acts 1952 to 1998”.