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Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) (Northern Ireland) 2001


47.The Schedule sets out the text of the Convention, so far as is material, under the following headings:

Chapter IScope of the ConventionArticles 1-3
Chapter IIRequirements for intercountry adoptionArticles 4-5
Chapter IIICentral Authorities and Accredited BodiesArticles 6-13
Chapter IVProcedural requirementsArticles 14-22
Chapter VRecognition and effects of the adoptionArticles 23-27
Chapter VIGeneral provisionsArticles 28-42

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