Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1994
Registration of births outside Ireland.
2. — (1) Where a person, during the transitional period, lodged an application for the registration under section 27 of the Act of 1956 of a birth outside Ireland and the birth would have been registrable under the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts, 1956 and 1986, during the transitional period but was not so registered, then—
(a) where the birth has not been registered before the passing of this Act, that birth may be registered under the said section 27, or
(b) where the birth has been registered after the transitional period but before the passing of this Act, that birth may be re-registered under the said section 27.
(2) A birth registered or re-registered under section 27 of the Act of 1956 by virtue of subsection (1) of this section shall be deemed to have been registered on the 1st day of July, 1986.
(3) A birth registered under section 27 of the Act of 1956 during the transitional period shall be deemed to have been registered on the 1st day of July, 1986.
Conditions for recording of entry in the foreign births entry book or in the foreign births register made pursuant to subss. (1) (a), (b) and waiver of fees prescribed (30.05.1994) by Foreign Births (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 155 of 1994), regs. 4, 5, in effect as per reg. 2.