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1(1)This paragraph applies in the case of a child who is in the care of a local authority [F1within the meaning of the Children Act 1989]in England or Wales.E+W
(2)Where this paragraph applies, section 1 of this Act shall have effect as if—
(a)the reference in subsection (1) to the appropriate consent were a reference to the consent of the local authority F2 . . . in whose care the child is; and
(b)subsections (3) to (6) were omitted.
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