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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 77 - Effect of certain orders made in England and Wales

280.Under section 77, an adoption order or placement order (including the variation or revocation of a placement order) made in England and Wales has the same effect in Scotland, with the exception that any reference made in the 2002 Act to the parental responsibility for the child is to be taken as a reference to the parental responsibilities and parental rights in relation to the child.

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