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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 87 - Effect of order on existing parental right

310.By virtue of section 87, the making of a permanence order extinguishes the parental right mentioned in section 2(1)(a) of the 1995 Act (the right to have the child live with them or otherwise to regulate the child’s residence) which immediately before the making of the order was vested in a parent or guardian of the child in respect of whom the order is made.

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