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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 146: Use of an organisation as an agency for payments

Section 146 provides that regulations may authorise an organisation maintaining the Register on behalf of the Department to act as an agent for the payment or receipt of sums payable by adoption agencies to other adoption agencies. This may require adoption agencies to pay or receive such sums through the organisation. The Department may issue directions in respect of the way in which the organisation is to perform the functions under this section (subsection (2)).

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