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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 57 - Interpretation of Chapter

204.“Registrar General” is defined for the purposes of this Chapter to mean the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland. This section specifies that any register, index or record maintained under section 53 or 55 of, or schedule 1 to, the Act may be maintained in any form that the Registrar General considers appropriate.

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