Statutory Instruments

Registration of Births (Amendment) Regulations 2002

Part 6 of the Schedule to the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 provides for an amendment to section 1 of the Registration of Births Act, 1996 to allow for a change of surname, where jointly agreed by the parents, of children whose births are being re-registered under the Registration of Births and Deaths Acts, 1863 to 1996 or the Legitimacy Act, 1931 . These regulations provide for consequential amendments of the Registration of Births Regulations, 1988 ( S.I. No. 123 of 1988 ) and for the updating of the forms set out in Parts I and II of the Schedule to these regulations

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