Children and Family Relationships Act 2015

39.

Interaction of Register and register of births

39. (1) Where the Minister makes an entry under section 33(2) , he or she shall notify an tArd-Chláraitheoir that the Minister holds a record in the Register in respect of the child concerned.

(2) Where an tArd-Chláraitheoir receives a notification under subsection (1), he or she shall note in the entry in the register of births in respect of the child that the child is a donor-conceived child and that additional information is available from the Register in relation to the child.

(3) A note referred to in subsection (2) shall be released only to the child concerned, when he or she has attained the age of 18 years.

(4) Where a person who has attained the age of 18 years applies for a copy of his or her birth certificate, and the register of births contains a note referred to in subsection (2), an tArd-Chláraitheoir shall, when issuing a copy of the birth certificate requested, inform the person that further information relating to him or her is available from the Register.