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Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964

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Number 7 of 1964.


GUARDIANSHIP OF INFANTS ACT, 1964


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Part I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Welfare of infant to be paramount.

4.

Repeals.

Part II

Guardianship

5.

Jurisdiction in guardianship matters.

6.

Rights of parents to guardianship.

7.

Power of father and mother to appoint testamentary guardians.

8.

Appointment and removal of guardians by court.

9.

Provisions where two or more guardians appointed.

10.

Powers and duties of guardians.

11.

Applications to court.

12.

Variation and discharge of court orders.

Part III

Enforcement of Right of Custody

13.

Definitions for Part III.

14.

Power of court as to production of infant.

15.

Power to court to order repayment of costs of bringing up infant.

16.

Court in making order to have regard to conduct of parent.

17.

Power of court as to infant's religious education.

18.

Custody where parents are separated.

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Adoption Act, 1952

1952, No. 25.

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

1961, No. 39.

Guardianship of Infants Act, 1886

1886, c. 27.

Wills Act, 1837

1837, c. 26.

Health Act, 1947

1947, No. 28.

Health Authorities Act, 1960

1960, No. 9.

Health Act, 1953

1953, No. 26.

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Number 7 of 1964.


GUARDIANSHIP OF INFANTS ACT, 1964


AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE WITH AMENDMENTS THE ENACTMENTS RELATING TO THE CUSTODY AND GUARDIANSHIP OF INFANTS. [25th March, 1964.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—