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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 13: Information concerning adoption

Section 13 requires adoption agencies to give the Department statistical or other general information relating to adoption as may be required. The information required is in respect of the agency’s performance of all or any of its functions relating to adoption, and in respect of the children and other persons in relation to whom it has exercised those functions. Information must be provided at the time and in the form directed by the Department. Subsection (3) empowers the Department to publish abstracts of the particulars sent to it.

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