Explanatory Notes

Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

2007 asp 4

15 January 2007

Commentary on Sections

Part 3 .Miscellaneous

Section 111 - Evidence of consent

360.By virtue of subsection (1), any document signifying consent required by this Act, if witnessed in accordance with rules of the court, is sufficient evidence of the signature of the person by whom it was executed. Any such document which purports to be witnessed in accordance with rules is presumed to have been executed and witnessed on the date and place specified in the document, unless otherwise shown.

Section 112 - Service of notices etc.

361.This section provides that any notice or information required to be given under the Act may be sent by post.