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Adoption Act 1976

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Children Act 1975 (c. 72)

37In section 8(3) of the Children Act 1975, for the words " the order " in the first place where they occur there are substituted the words " the adoption order ".

38In section 12(1) of the said Act of 1975, after paragraph (a) there is inserted the following paragraph—

(aa)he is the subject of an order under section 18 of the Adoption Act 1976 ; or

39In section 16(3)(c) after the words " section 8(3)(b) " there are inserted the words " or section 12(3)(b) of the Adoption Act 1976 " .

40In section 23 of the said Act of 1975, after the words " this section" there are inserted the words " or under Part II of the Adoption Act 1976 ".

41In section 25(4) of the said Act of 1975 after the words " this section " there are inserted the words " or under section 55 of the Adoption Act 1976 ".

42In section 100(9)(a)(ii) after the words " section 14 " there are added the words " or under section 18 of the Adoption Act 1976 ".

43In section 107 of the said Act of 1975—

(a)in subsection (1), in the definition of " British Adoption Order " after the words " an adoption order " there are inserted the words " an order under section 12 of the Adoption Act 1976 " ; and

(b)the following subsection is inserted after subsection (2)—

(2A)In this Act—

(a)in sections 9, 14 to 16, 18, 22 and 23, " adoption agency " includes an adoption agency within the meaning of section 1 of the Adoption Act 1976 (adoption agencies in England and Wales);

(b)in sections 8(3) and (4), 14 to 16, 23 and 100(9), " adoption order " includes an order under section 12 of the Adoption Act 1976 (adoption orders in England and Wales);

(c)in sections 9 and 18, " local authority " includes the council of a county (other than metropolitan county), a metropolitan district, a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London;

(d)in section 14(6) the reference to an order under that section shall be construed as including an order under section 18 of the Adoption Act 1976.

44In paragraph 7 of Schedule 2 to the said Act of 1975, in sub-paragraph (c), after the word " in " there are inserted the words " England, Wales, ".

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