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Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Rules Amendment) (Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Sheriff Court Adoption Rules

  4. 3.Amendment of Ordinary Cause Rules

  5. 4.Revocation, savings and transitional provision

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      SHERIFF COURT ADOPTION RULES 2009

      1. CHAPTER 1 GENERAL

        1. 1.Citation and interpretation

        2. 2.Expenses

        3. 3.Intimation to Principal Reporter

        4. 4.Power of sheriff to make orders etc.

        5. 5.Vulnerable witnesses

        6. 6.Service of documents

        7. 7.Appeals

      2. CHAPTER 2 ADOPTION ORDERS

        1. 8.Application for adoption order

        2. 9.Additional requirements where child to be adopted abroad

        3. 10.Protection of identity of petitioner

        4. 11.Appointment of a curator ad litem and reporting officer

        5. 12.Duties of reporting officer and curator ad litem

        6. 13.Consents

        7. 14.Intimation of application

        8. 15.Orders for intimation

        9. 16.Form of response

        10. 17.Procedure where child wishes to express a view

        11. 18.Preliminary hearing

        12. 19.Pre-proof hearing

        13. 20.Proof to be taken continuously

        14. 21.Confidentiality

        15. 22.Pronouncement of decision

        16. 23.Communication to the Registrar General

        17. 24.Adoption orders

        18. 25.Final procedure

        19. 26.Amendment of an adoption order

        20. 27.Applications under sections 20 to 24

      3. CHAPTER 3 CONVENTION ADOPTION ORDERS

        1. 28.Interpretation

        2. 29.Process and form of application

        3. 30.Application of Chapter 2 to Convention adoption orders

      4. CHAPTER 4 PERMANENCE ORDERS

        1. 31.Application for permanence order

        2. 32.Appointment of curator ad litem and reporting officer

        3. 33.Intimation of application

        4. 34.Form of response

        5. 35.Preliminary hearing

        6. 36.Pre-proof hearing

        7. 37.Proof to be taken continuously

        8. 38.Pronouncement of decision

        9. 39.Final procedure

        10. 40.Variation of ancillary provisions in order

        11. 41.Amendment of order to grant authority for child to be adopted

        12. 42.Revocation

        13. 43.Protection of address of child

        14. 44.Duties of reporting officer and curator ad litem

        15. 45.Consents

        16. 46.Procedure where child wishes to express a view

        17. 47.Confidentiality

        18. 48.Procedure where leave of court required

        19. 49.Transfer of process

        20. 50.Intimation to Principal Reporter

        21. 51.Report of children’s hearing

        22. 52.Interim orders

    2. APPENDIX

  7. Explanatory Note

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