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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 22:28)
 This Part describes the effect of the adoption order. It recognises the change in the legal status of the child and his or her transfer from one family to another but also recognises the benefit of maintaining a relationship with birth parents.