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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 44 - Succession and inter vivos deeds

166.The effect of this section is to preserve the law relating to succession and to disposal of property by a person under a deed which takes effect while the person is still alive (as that law affects adopted persons). That law remains unaffected by section 40.

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