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Adoption and Children Act 2002

Section 93: Offence of breaching restrictions under section 92

238.Section 93 provides that where a person contravenes section 92(1) he is guilty of an offence. It also provides that if the offender is an adoption society, the person who manages the society is also guilty of the offence. Defences are provided in subsections (2) to (4). Subsection (5) sets out the penalty on summary conviction as imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding £10,000, or both.

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