Adoption Act 2010

82.

Duty to inform F83 [ Child and Family Agency ] and Authority of child’s entry.

82.— (1) Where a child enters the State for the first time after his or her adoption by adopters habitually resident in the State, they shall notify the F83 [ Child and Family Agency ] and the Authority of the child’s entry as soon as practicable and, in any event, not later than 3 months after the date of entry.

(2) Where a child enters the State for the purpose of being adopted in the State by prospective adopters who are habitually resident in the State, they shall notify the F83 [ Child and Family Agency ] and the Authority of the child’s entry as soon as practicable and, in any event, not later than 3 months after the date of entry.