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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 22 July 2018 at 21:02)
 This Part provides for the parental responsibility for children between the period when consent to adoption is given and an adoption order made. Parental responsibility is given to the Secretary who has power to decide, for example, whether the child should be placed with authorised carers or the proposed adoptive parents, in this period.