S.I. No. 247/1991 - Adoption Rules, 1991.

S.I. No. 247 of 1991.


AN BORD UCHTALA, 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, 1991.

2. The Adoption Rules, 1988 ( S.I. No. 304 of 1988 ), the Adoption (No. 2) Rules, 1988 ( S.I. No. 329 of 1988 ) the Adoption Rules, 1990 ( S.I. No. 170 of 1990 ) and these rules shall be construed as one and may be cited together as the Adoption Rules, 1988 to 1991.

3. An entry in the Register of Foreign Adoptions shall be in the form set out in the Schedule hereto.

4. These rules shall come into operation on the 23rd day of September, 1991.


Form of Entry in Register of Foreign Adoptions

No. of entry

Date of foreign adoption and country where effected.

Date and country of birth of child.

First name of child

Sex of child

Name, address and occupation of adopter or adopters

Date of entry in Register and signature of Registrar of An Bord Uchtala.

Date adoption order deemed to have been made.

Uimhir an Taifid

Data na hUchtala Coigriche agus an tir ina ndeanadh

Data agus tir bhreithe an linbh

Ainm tosaigh an linbh

Gneas an linbh

Ainm, seoladh agus sli bheatha an uchtora no na n-uchtoiri

Data taifeadta sa Chlar agus siniu Chlaraitheoir an Bhoird Uchtala

Data a meastar go ndearnadh an t-ordu uchtala

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Board, this 2nd day of August, 1991.



The Minister for Health hereby consents to the foregoing rules.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health, this 18th

day of September, 1991.


Minister for Health.


These rules prescribe the form of an entry in the Register of Foreign Adoptions, which the Adoption Board is required to maintain under the Adoption Act, 1991 .