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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Part 4 – General

19.This contains a range of technical provisions, including provision for rules of procedure and offences by bodies corporate and partnerships.

20.The Act also contains 3 schedules, which respectively relate to the registration of adoptions, minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

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