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

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28.  In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires—

“the Convention” means the Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption, concluded at The Hague on 29th May 1993;

“Convention adoption order” means an adoption which, by virtue of regulation 53(2) of the 2009 Regulations, is made as a Convention adoption order;

“Convention country” means any country or territory in which the Convention is in force; and

“Central Authority” means the Scottish Executive.

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