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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 16:26)
138   Application for supply of adoption information
(cf AI Act s 10)
(1)  An application for authority to supply adoption information under this Part is to be made in writing to the Secretary, except as provided by this section.
(2)  An application for the supply of an original birth certificate under this Part may be made in writing:
(a)  if the person’s birth is registered under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995—to the Registrar, or
(b)  if the person’s birth is not so registered but his or her original birth certificate is held by an information source—to that information source,
if the certificate is held by the Registrar or the information source.
(3)  An application for the supply of an adopted person’s birth record or an amended birth certificate under this Part may be made to the Registrar if the birth record or certificate is held by the Registrar.
(4)  An application for the supply of prescribed information held by an information source is to be made in writing to the information source.
(5)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the making of applications under this Part.