Adoption Act 2010


Right of father who wishes to be consulted.

16.— F16[(1) A relevant non-guardian of a child, by notice to the Authority, may advise the Authority of his or her wish to be consulted in relation to

(a) a proposal by an accredited body to place the child for adoption, or

(b) an application by the mother, step parent or relative of the child for an adoption order in respect of the child.]

(2) A notice under subsection (1) shall be in writing, be in such form and contain such information as is specified by the Authority and may be given to the Authority before the birth of the child concerned.




Substituted (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 6, S.I. No. 443 of 2017.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: section substituted by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 106, not commenced; repealed (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 2(2), S.I. No. 443 of 2017.