Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014
Amendment of section 17 of Principal Act
4. Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (6):
“(6A) A Superintendent Registrar of a registration area, with the consent of the Executive given following consultation with an tArd-Chláraitheoir, may designate in writing a registrar assigned to that registration area to perform the functions of the Superintendent Registrar referred to in the designation in the absence (other than where the position of the Superintendent Registrar is vacant) of the Superintendent Registrar.
(6B) A registrar designated under subsection (6A) shall be accountable to the Superintendent Registrar concerned for the performance of the functions referred to in the designation.
(6C) The Superintendent Registrar shall be accountable to the Executive for the performance of the functions designated under subsection (6A).
(6D) The Superintendent Registrar, with the consent of the Executive, may in writing revoke a designation under subsection (6A).”