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Part 1E+W+SAdoption

Chapter 3E+W+SPlacement for adoption and adoption orders

Disclosure of information in relation to a person’s adoptionU.K.

59 OffenceE+W

Regulations may provide that a registered adoption society which discloses any information in contravention of section 57 is to be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

Commencement Information

I1S. 59 in force at 7.2.2004 for W. by S.I. 2004/252, art. 2(b)

I2S. 59 in force at 7.12.2004 for specified purposes for E. by S.I. 2004/3203, art. 2(1)(m)(v)

I3S. 59 in force at 30.12.2005 for E. in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2005/2213, art. 3(k) (with savings and transitional provisions in S.I. 2005/2897, arts. 3-16)