Adoption Act, 1952


Adoption Orders.

An Bord Uchtála.

8.—(1) There shall be a body to be known as An Bord Uchtála (in this Act referred to as the Board) to fulfil the functions assigned to it by this Act.

(2) The Board shall consist of a Chairman and six ordinary members.

(3) The Chairman and the ordinary members shall be appointed by the Government.

(4) A person shall not be appointed Chairman unless he is or has been a Judge of the Supreme Court, the High Court or the Circuit Court or a Justice of the District Court or is a barrister or solicitor of at least ten years' standing.

(5) The Board may act notwithstanding the existence of one vacancy in its membership.

(6) The provisions of the First Schedule shall apply to the Board.