S.I. No. 71/1989 - Garda Síochána (Registration of Certain Births and Deaths Occurring Outside The State) Regulations, 1989


I, GERARD COLLINS, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 4 of the Garda Sióchana Act, 1989 (No.1 of 1989), and with the consent of the Minister for Health, hereby make the following Regulations:

1 Short title.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Garda Síochána (Registration of Certain Births and Deaths Occurring Outside the State) Regulations, 1989.

2 Definitions.

2. In these Regulations—

"member" means a member of the Garda Síochána;

"member in charge" means the member in charge of a contingent of the Garda Síochána serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force;

"the Principal Act" means the Garda Síochána Act, 1989 (No. 1 of 1989);

3 Record of death of member of Garda Síochána.

3. (1) The member in charge shall keep a record of the death of a member occurring outside the State while the member is serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force.

(2) A record kept pursuant to this Regulation shall be in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations and contain the particulars required by the form.

4 Record of death of spouse or other relative or dependant of a member of Garda Síochána.

4. (1) The member in charge shall keep a record of the death of the spouse, or of a relative or dependant of a member, or of the spouse of a member, occurring outside the State, while the member is serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force and is accompanied by such spouse, or relative, or dependant.

(2) A record kept pursuant to this Regulation shall be in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations and contain the particulars required by the form.

5 Record of birth of child of a member of Garda Síochána.

5. (1) The member in charge shall keep a record of the birth of a child of a member occuring outside the State while the member is serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force and, if the member of a man, while the mother of the child is accompanying him.

(2) A record kept pursuant to this Regulation shall be in the form set out in the Second Schedule to these Regulations and contain the particulars required by the form.

(3) A record kept pursuant to this Regulation shall be signed, in column (7) of the form in which it is kept opposite the signature of the member compiling the record, by the person who informed that member of the birth to which it relates and the date of such signing shall be inserted in the said column.

6 Transmission of record to Commissioner.

6. A record kept under these Regulations by a member other than the Commissioner shall be transmitted by that member to the Commissioner as soon as may be after its compilaton.

7 Numbering of records by Commissioner.

7. A record kept pursuant to Regulation 3, 4 or 5 of these Regulations shall be given a number by the Commissioner and the number shall be inserted by the Commissioner in column (1) of the form in which the record is kept opposite the particulars of the death or birth, as the case may be, to which the record relates.

8 Authentication of record by Commissioner and transmission to an tArd-Cháraitheroir.

8. A record kept under these Regulations shall be authenticated by the Commissioner by his signing his name, and inserting the date of such signing, in column (10), or as the case may be, (9) of the form in which the record is kept opposite the signature of the member who compiled the record and the record shall be transmitted by registered post or special dispatch to an tArd-Chláraitheoir by the Commissioner as soon as may be after such authentication.

9 Entry made by an tArd-Chláraitheoir to be copy of the record.

9. ( a ) An entry made in the Garda Sióchána Deaths Register Book by an tArd-Chláraitheoir, pursuant to subsection (3) of section 4 of the Principal Act, of a record of a death transmitted to him under the said section 4 shall be a copy of the record.

( b ) An entry made in the Garda Sióchána Births Register Book by an tArd-Chláraitheoir, pursuant to the said subsection (3), of a record of a birth transmitted to him under the said section 4 shall be a copy of the record.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Garda Síochána Act, 1989.

Record of the death, occurring outside outside the State, of

(a) A member, while the member is serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force, or

(b) The spouse, or a relative or dependant of such a member, or of the spouse of such a member, while the member is so serving and is accompanied by such spouse or relative or dependant.

No.

Date and place of death

Name and surname

Sex

Marital status

Age last birthday

Number and rank, or occupation

(a) Cause of death

(b) State if medically certified

(c) Duration of illness, if death occasioned by same

Signature, number and rank of member compiling this record and date of signature

Signature of Commissioner and date of signature

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

SECOND SCHEDULE

Garda Síochána Act, 1989.

Record of the birth of a child of a member of the Garda Síochána occurring outside the State while the member is serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force and, if the member is a man, while the mother of the child is accompanying him.

No.

Date and place of birth

Name (if any)

Sex

Name and surname of father

Name, surname and maiden surname of mother

Signature, qualification and address of informant and date of signature

Signature, number and rank of member compiling this record and date of signature

Signature of Commissioner and date of signature

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 11th day of April, 1989.

GERARD COLLINS,

Minister for Justice.

The Minister for Health hereby consents to the making of the foregoing Regulations.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health, this 11th day

of April, 1989.

RORY O'HANLON,

Minister for Health.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

These regulations provide for the registration of the deaths of members of the Garda Síochána, their spouses and other members of their families and the birth of children of members of the Garda Sióchána occurring outside the State while the members of the Force are serving outside the State with an International United Nations Force.