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Adoption and Children Act 2002

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The Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 28)

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33In section 59 (rules of procedure)—

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)for the words from “in relation to” to “adoption”, where it secondly occurs, there is substituted “(except where an order has been made freeing the child for adoption)”; and

(ii)for the words from “every” to “Act” there is substituted “any person mentioned in subsection (2A)”; and

(b)after subsection (2) there is inserted—

(2A)The persons referred to in subsection (2) are—

(a)every person who can be found and whose agreement or consent to the making of the order is required to be given or dispensed with under this Act or, if no such person can be found, any relative prescribed by rules who can be found;

(b)every person who has consented to the making of the order under section 20 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (and has not withdrawn the consent) unless he has given a notice under subsection (4)(a) of that section which has effect;

(c)every person who, if leave were given under section 16(3B), would be entitled to oppose the making of the order.

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