S.I. No. 304/1988 - Adoption Rules, 1988.


S.I. No. 304 of 1988.

ADOPTION RULES, 1988.

An Bord Uchtála, with the consent of the Minister for Health and in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 5 of the Adoption Act, 1952 (No. 25 of 1952), hereby makes the following rules:—

1. These rules may be cited as the Adoption Rules, 1988.

2. The Adoption Rules, 1976 ( S.I. No. 216 of 1976 ), the Adoption Rules, 1984 ( S.I. No. 134 of 1984 ) and these Rules shall be construed as one and may be cited together as the Adoption Rules, 1976 to 1988.

3. Each of the forms set out in the Schedule shall be used in the case and manner indicated by the form.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Board this 15th day of November, 1988.

AGNES B. CASSIDY,

Chairman.

The Minister for Health hereby consents to the foregoing rules.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health this 25th day of November, 1988.

RORY O'HANLON,

Minister for Health.

Form 1/88

SCHEDULE

NOTIFICATION TO HEALTH BOARD OF HEARING PURSUANT TO SECTION 2 of THE ADOPTION ACT, 1988 .

To the Chief Executive Officer/Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Health Board.

Application No.

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(name of applicant/s)

applicant/s

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(name of child) child

In accordance with Section 2 (1) (c) of the Adoption Act, 1988 , you are hereby requested to attend a meeting with An Bord Uchtála at on the day of 19at a.m./p.m. in respect of the above application.

Dated the  day of   19

Signed

Registrar.

Form 2/88

DECLARATION BY AN BORD UCHT?LA PURSUANT TO SECTION 2 of THE ADOPTION ACT, 1988

Application No.

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(name of applicant/s)

applicant/s

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(name of child) child

An Bord Uchtála, having heard the Health Board, being the health board in whose functional area the said applicant/s ordinarily reside(s) and the persons named in the Schedule hereto, being satisfied that, if an order under section 3 (1) of the Adoption Act, 1988 , in relation to the child to whom the said application for an adoption order relates, were made in favour of the applicant/s, it would be proper, having regard to the Adoption Acts, 1952 to 1988, to make the adoption order.

HEREBY ADJOURNS the application and

DECLARES that, if an order is made under section 3 (1) of the Adoption Act, 1988 , it will, subject to section 2 (2) of the said Act, make the adoption order sought.

SCHEDULE

Dated the  day of   19

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Board.

Signed

Chairman/Deputy Chairman

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These rules prescribe forms to be used for the purposes of the Adoption Act, 1988 . They are to be read in conjunction with the Adoption Rules of 1976 ( S.I. No. 216 of 1976 ) and of 1984 ( S.I. No. 134 of 1984 ).