Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014


Number 34 of 2014


CIVIL REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

REVISED

Updated to 11 July 2016


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, and all statutory instruments up to and including Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 359 of 2016), made 8 July 2016, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 34 of 2014


CIVIL REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

REVISED

Updated to 11 July 2016


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Civil Registration Acts 2004 to 2015 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Child and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Civil Registration Act 2004 (3/2004)

Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2005 (19/2005)

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (22/2008), s. 25

Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2012 (48/2012)

Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (20/2013), Part 3

Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014)

Child and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), Part 9

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1999, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Marriage Act 2015 (35/2015)

Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015)

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 359 of 2016)

Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 357 of 2015)

All statutory instruments up to and including Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 359 of 2015), made 8 July 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 34 of 2014


CIVIL REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

REVISED

Updated to 11 July 2016


CONTENTS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title, collective citation and commencement

2. Definition

PART 2

Amendment of Principal Act

3. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act

4. Amendment of section 17 of Principal Act

5. Amendment of section 19 of Principal Act

6. Amendment of section 22 of Principal Act

7. Re-registration of birth

8. Re-registration on foot of court order

9. Failure to agree surname and subsequent registration of surname

10. Amendment of section 28 of Principal Act

11. Amendment of section 37 of Principal Act

12. Notification of early neonatal deaths

13. Part 5A of Principal Act

14. Amendment of section 45 of Principal Act

15. Amendment of section 46 of Principal Act

16. Amendment of section 51 of Principal Act

17. Amendment of section 52 of Principal Act

18. Amendment of section 58 of Principal Act

19. Marriage ceremonies performed at certain embassies or diplomatic missions

20. Amendment of section 59A of Principal Act

21. Amendment of section 59B of Principal Act

22. Amendment of section 59C of Principal Act

23. Amendment of section 59D of Principal Act

24. Amendment of section 59E of Principal Act

25. Amendment of section 59F of Principal Act

26. Civil Partnership ceremonies performed at certain embassies or diplomatic missions

27. Amendment of section 61 of Principal Act

28. Amendment of section 64 of Principal Act

29. Amendment of section 66 of Principal Act

30. Amendment of section 67 of Principal Act

31. Amendment of section 68 of Principal Act

32. Amendment of section 69 of Principal Act

33. Amendment of section 70 of Principal Act

34. Amendment of First Schedule to Principal Act

PART 3

Miscellaneous Amendments

35. Amendment of Immigration Act 2003

36. Amendment of Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010



Number 34 of 2014


CIVIL REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

REVISED

Updated to 11 July 2016


An Act to amend and extend the Civil Registration Act 2004; to amend the Immigration Act 2003; to amend the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

[4 th December, 2014]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: