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Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) (Northern Ireland) 2001

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8.The United Kingdom is a signatory to the 1993 Hague Convention on intercountry adoption. The Convention requirements have been implemented in the rest of the United Kingdom and the Act implements them here. Implementation has to be by the introduction of legislation.

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