Civil Registration Act 2004

Local registration authorities.

15.—(1) Each health board shall be a local registration authority (in this Act referred to as “an authority”) for the purposes of this Act.

(2) The functional area of an authority shall be the functional area of the health board concerned.

(3) Under the overall management, control and supervision of an tArd-Chláraitheoir, an authority shall, in accordance with the provisions of its scheme, manage, control and administer, through its Superintendent Registrar, the Civil Registration Service in its functional area and perform in that area the other functions conferred on it by or under this Act.

(4) An tArd-Chláraitheoir may give a direction in writing to an authority in relation to its expenditure on and management, control and administration, of the Civil Registration Service in its functional area, and an authority shall comply with a direction given to it under this subsection.

(5) An authority shall, in each year beginning with the year 2005, prepare an estimate in writing of its income and expenditure in the next following year and shall submit a copy of it to an tArd-Chláraitheoir.