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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 42 - Pensions

164.The effect of this section is to provide that section 40 of the Act does not affect an adopted person’s entitlement to a pension which is payable to, or for the benefit of, the person, at the time of the adoption and which is in payment at that time.

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