56 Information to be kept about a person’s adoptionE+W
(1)In relation to an adopted person, regulations may prescribe—
(a)the information which an adoption agency must keep in relation to his adoption,
(b)the form and manner in which it must keep that information.
(2)Below in this group of sections (that is, this section and sections 57 to 65), any information kept by an adoption agency by virtue of subsection (1)(a) is referred to as section 56 information.
(3)Regulations may provide for the transfer in prescribed circumstances of information held, or previously held, by an adoption agency to another adoption agency.