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Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) (Northern Ireland) 2001


9.The Act comprises 16 Sections and a Schedule which sets out the relevant text of the 1993 Convention. The Act amends the Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987 (hereafter referred to as the 1987 Order). Some consequential amendments are also made to the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 and the Adoption (Hague Convention) Act (Northern Ireland) 1969.

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