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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 85 - Child in respect of whom order may be made

307.Section 85(1) provides that a permanence order may be made even in respect of an adopted child. Section 85(2) specifies the only category of child in respect of whom an order may not be made, namely a child who is or has been married or a civil partner.

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