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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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2.1  In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires–

the Act” means the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978(1);

“the 1995 Act” means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995(2);

“adoption agency” means a local authority or an approved adoption society;

Her Majesty’s Forces” means the Royal Navy, the regular forces as defined by section 225 of the Army Act 1955(3), the regular air force as defined by section 223 of the Air Force Act 1955(4), the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service and the Woman’s Royal Naval Service; and

Registrar General” means the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland.

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