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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 94: Overseas determinations and orders

Section 94 makes further provision in relation to overseas determinations and orders. It provides that where any authority of a Convention country (other than the United Kingdom) or the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any British overseas territory has the power to authorise, or review the authorisation of, an adoption order made in that country or territory, or to give or review a decision revoking or annulling an adoption order or a Convention adoption, that determination will be recognised in the United Kingdom. This is subject to section 92 and any subsequent determination.

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