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The Adoption Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Confidentiality, preservation and access to records

7.—(1) Subject to regulation 15 of the Adoption Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989, any information obtained or recommendations received or decisions made by virtue of these Regulations shall be treated by the adoption agency as confidential.

(2) The adoption agency shall place a record of the details of each allowance in respect of a child including details of any determination under regulation 3 and review under regulation 6 on the case records that it is required to set up under the Adoption Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989.

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