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3. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), the provisions of the General Regulations mentioned in paragraph (3) shall, in so far as they apply to additional statutory paternity pay (adoption), apply to adoptions from overseas.
(2) Any references to the provisions of Part 12ZA of the Act in the provisions of the General Regulations mentioned in paragraph (3) shall be construed as references to the provisions of Part 12ZA as modified, where appropriate, by the Application Regulations.
(3) The provisions of the General Regulations referred to in paragraph (1) are regulations 21, 22, 24 to 31, 33 to 39 and, subject to paragraphs (4) and (5) respectively, regulations 20 and 32.
(4) In the General Regulations, the provisions of regulation 20 shall apply as if for “, as appropriate, regulation 11(1)(b) or regulation 18(1)(b),”, there were substituted “regulation 11(1)(b) of the Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2010,”.
(5) In the General Regulations, the provisions of regulation 32 shall apply as if—
(a)in paragraph (2)(b), for “the week in which the adopter is notified of being matched with the child for the purposes of adoption” there were substituted—
“(b)the week in which—
(i)official notification is sent to the adopter, or
(ii)the person satisfies the condition in regulation 5(3)(a) of the Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2010 (26 weeks’ continuous employment),
whichever is the later”; and
(b)at the end of paragraph (2), there were added ““official notification” has the same meaning as in the Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2010”.
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