Adoption Act 2010

Chapter 4

Duty to Inform State about Adopted Child First Entering State

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.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F83

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 21, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.