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(1)A payment is an excepted payment if it is made by virtue of, or in accordance with, provision made by virtue of this Act, the 2002 Act or the Northern Ireland Order.
(2)A payment is an excepted payment if—
(a)it is made to an adoption agency by—
(i)a parent or guardian of the child, or
(ii)a person who adopts, or proposes to adopt, a child,
in respect of expenses reasonably incurred by the agency in connection with the adoption, or proposed adoption, of the child,
(b)it is made in respect of any legal or medical expenses incurred or to be incurred by any person in connection with an application which the person has made, or proposes to make, for an adoption order or an order under section 59,
(c)it is authorised by the court to which an application for an adoption order is made,
(d)it is made by an adoption agency to another adoption agency in consideration of placing the child for adoption,
(e)it is made by an adoption agency to a voluntary organisation for the time being approved for the purposes of this paragraph by the Scottish Ministers as a fee for the services of the organisation in putting the agency in touch with another adoption agency with a view to the making of arrangements between the adoption agencies for the adoption of a child.
(3)In this section, “payment” includes reward.
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