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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

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111Evidence of consent

(1)If a document signifying any consent which is required by this Act to be given is witnessed in accordance with rules of court, it is sufficient evidence of the signature of the person by whom it was executed.

(2)A document signifying any such consent which purports to be witnessed in accordance with rules is to be presumed to be so witnessed and to have been executed and witnessed on the date and at the place specified in the document unless the contrary is shown.

112Service of notices etc.

Any notice or information required to be given under this Act may be given by post.

113Admissibility of certain documents as evidence

Any document which is receivable as evidence of any matter—

(a)in England and Wales under section 77(4) and (5) of the 2002 Act, or

(b)in Northern Ireland under Article 63(1) of the Northern Ireland Order,

is sufficient evidence in Scotland of the matter to which it relates.

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