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The Access to Information (Post-Commencement Adoptions) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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2.  In these Regulations —

the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Adoption and Children Act 2002;

“the Adoption Agencies Regulations” (“y Rheoliadau Asiantaethau Mabsysiadu”) means the Adoption Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2005(1);

“adopters” (“mabwysiadwyr”) in the case of an adoption by one person means that person;

“birth parent” (“rhiant geni”) in relation to an adopted person means a person who, but for the adoption, would be his or her parent;

“birth relative” (“perthynas geni”) in relation to an adopted person means a person who, but for the adoption, would be related to him or her by blood (including half blood) or marriage;

CAFCASS” (“CAFCASS”) means the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service(2);

“registered adoption support agency” (“asiantaeth cefnogi mabwysiadu gofrestredig”) means an adoption support agency in respect of which a person is registered under Part 2 of the Care Standards Act 2000(3);

“section 56 information” (“gwybodaeth adran 56”) means information prescribed by regulation 3;

“the registration authority” (“yr awdurdod cofrestru”) means the National Assembly for Wales;

“Welsh family proceedings officer” (“swyddog achosion teuluol ar gyfer Cymru”) has the meaning given in section 35(4) of the Children Act 2004(4).

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See section 11 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 c. 43.

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