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The Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987


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47.—(1) Article 40 does not apply for the purposes of sections 1 to 3 of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908(1) (incest).

(2) Article 40 does not apply for any purpose relating to nationality or immigration.

(3) Subject to regulations made under section 72 of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975 (entitlement of certain relatives of deceased to industrial death benefit), Article 40 shall not affect the entitlement to an industrial death benefit of a person who would, apart from that Article, be treated as a relative of a deceased person for the purposes of the said section 72.

(4) The revocation of an adoption order under Article 55 does not affect any right to property under an instrument executed before the date of revocation.

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