Civil Law (Presumption of Death) Act 2019


Presumption of Death Orders and other matters

Persons who may apply for orders under this Act

4. The following, in this Act referred to as the applicant, may apply for an order provided for in section 5

(a) the spouse or civil partner of the missing person,

(b) the cohabitant of the missing person,

(c) any other family member of the missing person, including a child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, uncle, aunt, nephew or niece of the missing person,

(d) a person who is acting in loco parentis to the missing person,

(e) a dependant of the missing person, or

(f) any other person with a sufficient interest including, where relevant, the Attorney General or other person acting on behalf of the State.