Adoption Act 2010

Enquiries on behalf of Authority.

29.— (1) For the purposes of sections 27 and 28 , the Authority may request and authorise any person either in or outside the State whom the Authority considers suitable for the purpose to—

(a) make enquiries on its behalf, and

(b) report to it the results of the enquiries.

(2) The Authority is entitled, if it accepts the report as satisfactory, to regard that acceptance—

(a) as sufficiently demonstrating the Authority’s compliance with section 27 as to the subject matter of the enquiries, and

(b) as compliance by the Authority with section 28 (2).