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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 18 July 2018 at 16:37)
Chapter 4 Part 4 Section 50
50   Registration of adoption plans
(1)  The parties to an adoption who have agreed to an adoption plan may apply to the Court for registration of the plan.
(2)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to such an application.
(3)  The Court may register an adoption plan if it is satisfied that:
(a)  the plan does not contravene the adoption principles, and
(b)  the parties to the adoption understand the provisions of the plan and have freely entered into it, and
(c)  the provisions of the plan are in the child’s best interests and is proper in the circumstances.
(4)  An adoption plan that is registered has effect, on the making of the relevant adoption order, as if it were part of the order.