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Schedule: C - Forms in civil proceedings

Form: 58.30 Notice of application by an eligible person to be appointed a guardian - Guardianship of Infants Act 1964, section 6C (inserted by section 49 of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015)

S.I. N0. 17 of 2016
No. 58.30

SCHEDULE C
O. 58, r. 4(2)

Guardianship of Infants Act 1964, section 6C (inserted by section 49 of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015)

Notice of application by an eligible person to be appointed a guardian


District Court Area of

District No.

................... Applicant

............... Respondent

TAKE NOTICE that the above-named applicant of .............. in the court *(area and) district aforesaid, who is over the age of 18 years, will apply at the sitting of the District Court to be held at ........... on the ... day of ......... 20.., at ..... a.m./p.m. for an order under section 6C of the Act appointing *him/*her, not being a parent of, to be a guardian of ........... born on ..........., ........... born on .........., (a) child(ren) residing at ..........

*On the date of the application, the applicant—

(i) is married to or is in a civil partnership with, or has been for over 3 years a cohabitant of, a parent of the said child(ren), and

(ii) has shared with that parent responsibility for the said child(ren)’s day-today care for a period of more than 2 years.

*On the date of the application, the applicant—

(i) has provided for the said child(ren)’s day-to-day care for a continuous period of more than 12 months, and

(ii) the said child(ren) has/have no parent or guardian who is willing or able to exercise the rights and responsibilities of guardianship in respect of the child(ren).

Dated this... day of.... 20..

Signed ....................
Applicant/Solicitor for the Applicant

To The District Court Clerk, District Court Office, at ..........

and

To ......... of .........., parent/guardian of the said child(ren)

*And to the Child and Family Agency Tusla at ........

*Delete inapplicable words