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(1)The Registrar General must continue to maintain—
(a)a register to be called the Adopted Children Register, and
(b)an index of the Adopted Children Register.
(2)No entries may be made in the Adopted Children Register other than entries—
(a)directed to be made in it by adoption orders, or
(b)required to be made under schedule 1.
(3)The provisions of the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 (c. 49) with regard to the correction of errors in entries apply in relation to entries in the Adopted Children Register as they apply in relation to entries in any register of births.
(4)Schedule 1 (which makes provision about registration of adoptions and the amendment of adoption orders) has effect.
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