Adoption Act, 1998

Amendment of section 9 (Proof of adoptions effected outside State) of Act of 1991.

16.—Section 9 of the Act of 1991 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following after subsection (3)(b):

“(3A) Every regulation made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.”.