Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017

Amendment of section 85 of Principal Act

36. Section 85 of the Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (4):

“(4) A copy of an entry or an extract thereof, referred to in subsection (2)(b) or (3)(b) shall omit any reference to or particulars of—

(a) a personal public service number, and

(b) any previous adoption,

and ‘true copy’ in those aforementioned provisions shall be construed accordingly.”.