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|Enactment||Extent of repeal|
|Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)||In section 5(1B), paragraph (i) and the word “and” after paragraph (o).|
|Children Act 1975 (c. 72)||In section 107(1), the definition of “adoption society”.|
|Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 28)||The whole Act except Part IV.|
|Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41)||In Schedule 2, paragraphs 38 to 45.|
|Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 56)|
In section 2(5)(a), the words “and possession”.
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 6 and 7.
|Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 (c. 60)||In Schedule 3, paragraph 5(ii) and (iia).|
|Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 73)||Sections 27 and 28.|
|Law Reform (Parent and Child) (Scotland) Act 1986 (c. 9)||In Schedule 1, paragraph 18.|
|Incest and Related Offences (Scotland) Act 1986 (c. 36)||In Schedule 1, paragraph 5.|
|Family Law Act 1986 (c. 55)|
Section 1(1)(b)(ii) and (iii).
In Schedule 1, paragraph 31.
|Children Act 1989 (c. 41)|
In Schedule 10, Part 2.
|Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 (c. 37)|
In section 30(10), the word “and”.
In Schedule 4, paragraph 6.
|Age of Legal Capacity (Scotland) Act 1991 (c. 50)|
In subsection (3) of section 2, the words from “; and accordingly” to the end of the subsection.
In Schedule 1, paragraph 36.
|Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39)||In Schedule 13, paragraph 111.|
|Civil Evidence (Family Mediation) (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 6)||Section 2(1)(d)(iv).|
|Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36)|
In section 11, in subsection (4), paragraphs (b) and (d) and the word “or” immediately preceding paragraph (d); and, in subsection (6), the words “ “adoption agency” and”.
In section 16(4)(b)(i), the words “a parental responsibilities order,”.
In section 26(1)(a), the words from “on” to “determine”.
Sections 86 to 89.
In section 93(1), the definition of parental responsibilities order.
Sections 94 to 98.
|Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 (c. 18)|
Sections 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11 to 13 and 18(2).
In Schedule 2, paragraphs 2(a) and 4.
|Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)||In Schedule 4, paragraph 6.|
|Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8)|
Section 21(3)(b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it.
In section 25(6)(b), the words “section 9 of the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 28) or”.
In schedule 3, paragraph 7.
|Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38)|
In section 123(3), the words “section 11 or 50 of the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 28) or”.
Sections 132 to 134.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 21 to 35 and 84.
|Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) Act 2003 (c. 24)||In the Schedule, paragraph 11.|
|Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Act 2005 (c. 5)||Section 745(c).|
|Joint Inspection of Children's Services and Inspection of Social Work Services (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 3)||Section 7(2)(h).|
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