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(1)In relation to—
(a)a 1965 Convention adoption order or an application for such an order; or
(b)a 1965 Convention adoption,
the 1976 and 1978 Acts shall have effect without the amendments made by sections 3 to 6 and 8 and Schedule 2 to this Act and the associated repeals made by Schedule 3 to this Act.
(2)In subsection (1) in its application to the 1976 or 1978 Act—
“1965 Convention adoption order” has the meaning which “Convention adoption order” has in that Act as it has effect without the amendments and repeals mentioned in that subsection;
“1965 Convention adoption” has the meaning which “regulated adoption” has in that Act as it so has effect.
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