Dáil Éireann - Volume 596 - 01 February, 2005
Written Answers. - Citizenship Applications.
Ms Enright Ms Enright
260. Ms Enright asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if a person (details supplied) in County Offaly is entitled to remain in the State on the basis of their parentage of a child; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2396/05]
Mr. McDowell Mr. McDowell
Mr. McDowell: It is open to the person concerned to make an application for residency in the State on the basis of her parentage of an Irish born child born prior to 1 January 2005.
The details of the revised arrangements for the consideration of applications for permission to remain in the State made by the non-national parents of Irish born children born before 1 January 2005 were publicly announced on 15 January 2005.
Applications should be made on form IBC/05 which is available on the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform website at www.justice.ie. Hard copies of the form are available at the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, 13-14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2, Garda District Headquarters, stations outside Dublin and at all Reception and Integration Agency accommodation centres countrywide. Forms are also available from various non-governmental organis ations working with immigrants and asylum seekers.
Dáil Éireann 596 Written Answers. Citizenship Applications.