The public may, upon payment of a fee, request a search on the Adoption of Children Register.
No. The certified copy of any entry in the Adoption of Children Register is evidence of the adoption to which it relates and also evidence of the date of the birth of the child to which it relates in all respects as though the same were a certified copy of an entry in the Register of Births
Upon application to the Registrar a certified copy of the register may be provided to any person.
Adoption Orders are made by the Court. The Adoption Board then communicates the adoption order to the Registrar who maintains the Adoption of Children Register.
Once the Adoption Order is received from the Court the registration is done as required by the Act.
The Registrar closes the original registration and there is no further access except by Order of the Court.