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PART IVStatus of Adopted Children

44Property devolving with peerages etc.

(1)An adoption does not affect the descent of any peerage or dignity or title of honour.

(2)An adoption shall not affect the devolution of any property limited (expressly or not) to devolve (as nearly as the law permits) along with any peerage or dignity or title of honour.

(3)Subsection (2) applies only if and so far as a contrary intention is not expressed in the instrument, and shall have effect subject to the terms of the instrument.