Adoption Act 2010

85.

Index to Adopted Children Register.

85.— (1) An tArd-Chláraitheoir shall keep at his or her office an index to the Adopted Children Register.

(2) Subject to subsection (4) , a person, following an application in writing, in a form standing approved by an tArd-Chláraitheoir, in that behalf to an tArd-Chláraitheoir and—

( a) on payment to him or her of the prescribed fee, may, subject to such conditions (if any) as may stand determined by an tArd-Chláraitheoir, search the index to the Adopted Children Register,

( b) on payment to him or her of the prescribed fee, shall be given by him or her—

(i) a copy certified by him or her to be a true copy,

(ii) a copy, or

(iii) a certified extract,

of an entry specified by the person in the Adopted Children Register.

(3) Subject to subsection (4) , an tArd-Chláraitheoir shall, on application by a person to him or her in that behalf in writing and—

( a) on payment to him or her of the prescribed fee, search the Adopted Children Register and the index to that Register, or

( b) on payment to him or her of the prescribed fee, give the person—

(i) a copy certified by him or her to be a true copy,

(ii) a copy, or

(iii) a certified extract,

of an entry specified by the person in the Adopted Children Register.

F85 [ (4) A copy of an entry or an extract thereof, referred to in subsection (2)(b) or (3)(b) shall omit any reference to or particulars of

( a ) a personal public service number, and

( b ) any previous adoption,

and true copy in those aforementioned provisions shall be construed accordingly. ]

(5) The Minister for Social Protection may, following consultation with the Minister, by regulations under this Act specify the particulars to be included in a certified extract referred to in subsection (2)(b)(iii) or (3)(b)(iii).

Annotations:

Amendments:

F85

Substituted (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 36, S.I. No. 443 of 2017.

Editorial Notes:

E50

Previous affecting provision: fees prescribed for purposes of section (2.11.2010) by Adoption Act 2010 (Section 85) (Fees) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 518 of 2010), in effect as per reg. 2, revoked (4.12.17) by Adoption Act 2010 (Section 85) (Fees) Regulations 2017, S.I. No. 536 of 2017, in effect as per reg. 2.