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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 13G - Supplementary

205.Section 13G provides that nothing authorised or required to be done by virtue of this new Chapter of the 2007 Act constitutes an offence under section 72(2) or 75(1) of that Act. Section 72(2) of the 2007 Act provides it is an offence to make, agree or offer to make, receive or agree to receive, or attempt to obtain certain payments in relation to the adoption of a child. Section 75(1) of the 2007 Act provides that it is an offence to make arrangements for the adoption of a child or to place a child for adoption (this does not apply to adoption agencies).

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