You are using a version of the website built for webcrawlers and people whose devices cannot use javascript.
Some functionality will not be available.
Warning: This page is an archive.
General administrative information and links are not current and should not be used.
Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 11:23)
Chapter 4 Part 3 Section 42
42   Expression of interest in adopting a child
(1)  One person, or a couple, may submit to the Secretary, or principal officer of an adoption service provider accredited to accept applications to adopt, an expression of interest in:
(a)  being approved as suitable to adopt a child (whether a citizen or non-citizen), and
(b)  being selected, in a manner determined by the Secretary or principal officer, to adopt a child.
(2)  A submission of an expression of interest may be made only if the person or each person is resident or domiciled in the State.