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The Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (Commencement No. 4, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2009

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Designation of Overseas Adoptions

12.  Despite the repeal of sections 60(4) (orders, rules and regulations)(1) and 65(2) (interpretation: overseas adoption)(2) of the 1978 Act, the following Orders continue to have effect as they did immediately before the appointed day and are deemed to have been made under section 67 (meaning of “overseas adoption”) of the Act:—

(a)the Adoption (Designation of Overseas Adoptions) Order 1973(3); and

(b)the Adoption (Designation of Overseas Adoptions) (Variation) (Scotland) Order 1995(4).

(1)

Section 60 was amended by the 1995 Act, Schedules 2 and 5; the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 c.18, section 15 and Schedule 2; the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 asp 8, section 79 and schedule 3; and the Adoption and Children Act 2002 c.38, Schedule 3.

(2)

Section 65 was amended: by the Children Act 1989 c.41, Schedule 10; the Age of Legal Capacity (Scotland) Act 1991 c.50, Schedule 1; the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 c.39, Schedule 13; the 1995 Act, section 94 and Schedules 5 and 9; the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 c.18, sections 13, 15 and 18 and Schedules 3 and 9; the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 asp 8, section 79 and Schedule 3; the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 asp 2, Schedule 3; and by S.I. 1996/2203.

(3)

S.I. 1973/19 as amended by S.I. 1993/690 and 1995/1614.

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