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Adoption and Children Act 2002

Section 76: Insurance

206.Section 76 provides that any rights and liabilities under any insurance policy that a natural parent has effected for the payment on the death of his child of funeral expenses are transferred by virtue of the adoption of that child to the adoptive parents. The adopters are to be treated as if they took out the policy themselves. Subsection (2) makes clear that references in subsection (1) to adoptive parents are to be read, in the case of an adoption by a partner or a parent, as referring to the adopter and the other one of the couple.

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