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Section 147

SCHEDULE 6E+W+S+N.I.Glossary

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

In this Act, the expressions listed in the left-hand column below have the meaning given by, or are to be interpreted in accordance with, the provisions of this Act or (where stated) of the 1989 Act listed in the right-hand column.

ExpressionProvision
the 1989 Actsection 2(5)
Adopted Children Registersection 77
Adoption and Children Act Registersection 125
adoption (in relation to Chapter 4 of Part 1)section 66
adoption agencysection 2(1)
adoption agency placing a child for adoptionsection 18(5)
Adoption Contact Registersection 80
adoption ordersection 46(1)
Adoption Servicesection 2(1)
adoption societysection 2(5)
adoption support agencysection 8
adoption support servicessection 2(6)
appointed day (in relation to Chapter 4 of Part 1)section 66(2)
appropriate Ministersection 144
Assemblysection 144
bodysection 144
by virtue ofsection 144
care ordersection 105(1) of the 1989 Act
childsections 49(5) and 144
child assessment ordersection 43(2) of the 1989 Act
child in the care of a local authoritysection 105(1) of the 1989 Act
child looked after by a local authoritysection 22 of the 1989 Act
child placed for adoption by an adoption agencysection 18(5)
child to be adopted, adopted childsection 49(5)
consent (in relation to making adoption orders or placing for adoption)section 52
the Conventionsection 144
Convention adoptionsection 66(1)(c)
Convention adoption ordersection 144
Convention countrysection 144
couplesection 144(4)
courtsection 144
disposition (in relation to Chapter 4 of Part 1)section 73
enactmentsection 144
feesection 144
guardiansection 144
informationsection 144
interim care ordersection 38 of the 1989 Act
local authoritysection 144
local authority foster parentsection 23(3) of the 1989 Act
Northern Irish adoption agencysection 144
Northern Irish adoption ordersection 144
noticesection 144
notice of intention to adoptsection 44(2)
overseas adoptionsection 87
parental responsibilitysection 3 of the 1989 Act
partner, in relation to a parent of a childsection 144(7)
placement ordersection 21
placing, or placed, for adoptionsections 18(5) and 19(4)
prohibited steps ordersection 8(1) of the 1989 Act
records (in relation to Chapter 5 of Part 1)section 82
registered adoption societysection 2(2)
registers of live-births (in relation to Chapter 5 of Part 1)section 82
registration authority (in Part 1)section 144
regulationssection 144
relativesection 144, read with section 1(8)
residence ordersection 8(1) of the 1989 Act
rulessection 144
Scottish adoption agencysection 144(3)
Scottish adoption ordersection 144
specific issue ordersection 8(1) of the 1989 Act
subordinate legislationsection 144
supervision ordersection 31(11) of the 1989 Act
unitary authoritysection 144
voluntary organisationsection 2(5)

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