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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 93: Section 92: supplementary

Section 93 makes supplemental provision in respect of annulment of overseas or Convention adoptions and Convention adoption orders. It specifies that the application must be made in the manner and within any period as prescribed in rules of court (subsection (1)), that the adopted person or adopter(s) must have been habitually resident in Northern Ireland immediately before the application (subsection (2)), and that the court is bound by any finding of fact by the authority when determining whether that authority was competent to entertain the case (subsection (3)).

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