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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 21 March 2018 at 08:09)
68   Who may apply for order dispensing with consent of person other than the child?
(cf AC Act s 32 (1A))
Any of the following persons may apply to the Court for a consent dispense order:
(a)  the Secretary,
(b)  the appropriate principal officer,
(c)  if an application has been made to the Court for the adoption of the child by the mother, the father or a relative of the child (whether alone or jointly with another person)—the applicant or applicants,
(d)  with the consent of the Secretary—the applicant or applicants for the adoption of the child.