Updated to 26 June 2019 (Act No. 18 of 2019 and S.I. No. 292 of 2019)

Adoption Act 1991
No. 14 of 1991

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 30 May 1991 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. 3/2004, ss. 1(2), 33 (4)
Repealed with savers 21/2010, ss. 2, 7(1), 90(2), 176 and sch. 1, pt. 1
Transitional provisions for foreign adoptions appl. 21/2010, ss. 2, 63(2)(a)
S. 1, def. of "foreign adoption" am. 10/1998, s.10 (a)
S. 1, def. of "place" substit. 10/1998, s.10 (b)
S. 1, def. of "health board" del. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 5
S. 2, substit. retro. 10/1998, s.11
Ss. 2, 3, 4, 4 A, 5 appl. 3/2004, ss. 1 (2), 33 (1) (a)
S. 4A, new s. retro. 10/1998, s.12
S. 5(1), am. retro. 10/1998, s.13 (1) (a) (2)
S. 5(1)(b)(iii)(II)(B) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 5
S. 5(1)(iii)(I) (II), am. retro. 10/1998, s.13 (1) (b) (2)
S. 5(2), am. retro. 10/1998, s.13 (1) (b) (2)
Ss. 6, 7 rep. 3/2004, ss. 1 (2), 4, 5, sch. 2
S. 6(2)(a)(i), par. substit. retro. 10/1998, s.14 (1) (a) (2)
S. 6(6), subsec. del. retro. 10/1998, s.14 (1) (b) (2)
S. 7(1)(b), par. substit. 10/1998, s.15 (a)
S. 7(1A) (1B), subsecs. ins. 10/1998, s.15 (b)
S. 8(4) del. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 5
S .8(1) (2) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 5
S. 9(1) am. S. I. No. 254 of 1993, art. 4
S. 9(3A), subsec. ins. 10/1998, s.16
S. 10 appl. 3/2004, ss. 1 (2), 33 (1) (a)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 9(3) Adoption Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 254 of 1993)