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The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (Application of Article 112BB to Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010

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Provision of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996Modification
Article 112BB(1)In paragraph (b), for “placed for adoption under the law of any part of the United Kingdom” substitute “who is the subject of adoption from overseas”.
In paragraph (c), for “a person with whom the child is so placed for adoption (“the adopter”)” substitute “the child’s adopter”.
Article 112BB(5)In paragraph (a), for “child’s placement for adoption” substitute “child’s entry into Northern Ireland”.
Article 112BB(7)In paragraph (b), for “exercises a right to be absent from work on adoption leave” substitute “is a child’s adopter”.
In paragraph (c), for “is placed for adoption” substitute “is the subject of adoption from overseas”.
Article 112BB(8)

For paragraph (8) substitute—

(8) Where more than one child is the subject of adoption from overseas as part of the same arrangement, and the date of entry of each child is different, the reference in subsection (5) to the date of the child’s entry into Northern Ireland shall be interpreted as a reference to the date of the entry of the first child into Northern Ireland..

Article 112BB(9)

For paragraph (9), substitute—

(9) In this Article—

“adopter”, in relation to a child, means a person by whom the child has been or is to be adopted or, in a case where the child has been or is to be adopted by two people jointly, whichever of them has elected to take leave under Article 107A or 107B;

“adoption from overseas” means the adoption of a child who enters Northern Ireland from outside the United Kingdom in connection with or for the purposes of adoption which does not involve the placement of the child for adoption under the law of any part of the United Kingdom; and

“week” means any period of seven days..

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