Adoption Act 2010

91B

F87 [ Certified copy of entry in register of gender recognition of intercountry adoptions as evidence of facts stated

91B. (1) Subject to subsection (3), the Authority shall, on application by a person referred to in subsection (2), in that behalf in writing and on payment to the Authority of the prescribed fee

(a) search the register of gender recognition of intercountry adoptions and the index to that register, or

(b) 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 in the register of gender recognition of intercountry adoptions specified by the person.

(2) The following persons may make an application to the Authority under subsection (1):

(a) the person to whom the entry on the register of gender recognition of intercountry adoptions relates;

(b) a person who is, in relation to the person referred to in paragraph (a)

(i) the surviving spouse or civil partner,

(ii) if no surviving spouse or civil partner, the child,

(iii) if no surviving spouse or civil partner or child, a parent, or

(iv) if no surviving spouse or civil partner, child or parent, a surviving brother or sister.

(3) A certified copy of a document referred to in subsection (1) shall not disclose the fact that the entry is contained in the register of gender recognition of intercountry adoptions.

(4) Any requirement of law for the production of a certificate of birth is satisfied by the production of a certified copy of the document described in subsection (1).

(5) In subsection (2) civil partner has the same meaning as in the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 . ]

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F87

Inserted (4.09.2015) by Gender Recognition Act 2015 (25/2015), s. 33, S.I. 369 of 2015.