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|Chapter||Short title||Extent of Repeal|
|1958 c. 5 (7 & 8 Eliz. 2).||Adoption Act 1958.||The whole Act so far as unrepealed.|
|1959 c. 72.||Mental Health Act 1959.||In section 19(3), the words “or a protected child within the meaning of Part IV of the Adoption Act 1958”.|
|1960 c. 59.||Adoption Act 1960.||The whole Act.|
|1964 c. 57.||Adoption Act 1964.||The whole Act.|
|1968 c. 46.||Health Services and Public Health Act 1968.||In section 64(3)(a), paragraphs (v) and (xii).|
|In section 65(3)(b), paragraphs (v) and (xiii).|
|1968 c. 53.||Adoption Act 1968.||The whole Act.|
|1969 c. 54.||Children and Young Persons Act 1969.||In Schedule 5, paragraphs 33 to 36.|
|1970 c. 31.||Administration of Justice Act 1970.||In Schedule 1, the paragraph relating to appeals under section 10 of the Adoption Act 1958.|
|1970 c. 42.||Local Authorities Social Services Act 1970.||In Schedule 1, the paragraphs relating to the Adoption Act 1958 and Part I of the Children Act 1975.|
|1971 c. 3.||Guardianship of Minors Act 1971.||In Schedule 1, the paragraphs relating to the Adoption Act 1958.|
|1972 c. 70.||Local Government Act 1972.||In Schedule 23, paragraph 8.|
|1975 c. 72.||Children Act 1975.||Part I.|
|Section 100(4), (5) and (6).|
|In section 102(1), the words “Part I except section 24(6) or” and paragraph (a).|
|In section 107(1), the definitions of “adoption order”, “adoption society”, “approved adoption society”, “British adoption order”, “British territory”, “the Convention”, “Convention adoption order”, “Convention country” and “United Kingdom national”, and in the definition of “guardian”, paragraph (b).|
|Schedules 1 and 2.|
|In Schedule 3, paragraphs 6, 16(b), 17, 21 to 40, 44, 45, 61 to 65, and 74(a).|
|1976 c. 31.||Legitimacy Act 1976.||In Schedule 1, paragraph 7.|
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