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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 56 - Admissibility of extracts as evidence

202.By virtue of subsection (1) an extract of an entry in the Adopted Children Register, issued by virtue of 54(2)(b) of the Act is, for the purpose of any court proceedings, sufficient evidence of the adoption to which it relates.

203.By virtue of subsection (2), an extract of an entry in the Adopted Children Register, issued by virtue of section 54(2)(b), which shows the date of birth of the adopted person or the country of birth of the adopted person is sufficient evidence of that date or country.

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