39(1)Section 51 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (adoption by one person) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In subsection (4), for paragraph (b) substitute—
“(b)by virtue of the provisions specified in subsection (5), there is no other parent, or”.
(3)After subsection (4) insert—
“(5)The provisions referred to in subsection (4)(b) are—
(a)section 28 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 (disregarding subsections (5A) to (5I) of that section), or
(b)sections 34 to 47 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (disregarding sections 39, 40 and 46 of that Act).”
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