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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Sections 33 to 37: Removal of children in non-agency cases

These sections cover restrictions on the removal of the child in non-agency cases, i.e. where the child has not been placed for adoption by an adoption agency. These include adoptions by the partner of a parent, cases where authority foster parents wish to adopt a child placed with them, and adoptions by relatives and private foster parents.

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