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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 43 - Insurance

165.Under section 43, where a child is adopted and his or her natural parents had an insurance policy for the payment on the death of the child of money for funeral expenses, the rights and liabilities under the policy are transferred to the adoptive parents. The adoptive parents are to be treated as the persons who took out the policy.

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