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Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978

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Cancellations in registers on legitimation

6Where an adoption order is revoked under section 46(1) the clerk of the court shall cause the revocation to be communicated in the prescribed manner to the Registrar General for Scotland who shall cause to be cancelled—

(a)the entry in the Adopted Children Register relating to the adopted person ; and

(b)the marking with the word " Adopted " (or, as the case may be, with that word and the word " (England) ") of any entry relating to him in the register of births;

and an extract of an entry in any register, being an entry the marking of which is cancelled under this paragraph shall be deemed to be accurate if and only if both the marking and the cancellation are omitted therefrom.

7In this Schedule, " Registrar General" means the Registrar General for England and Wales.

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