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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 17:17)
108   Recognition of adoption of a child from a Convention country in that country
(1)  This section applies if:
(a)  an adoption (whether before or after the commencement of this section) by a person who is habitually resident in the State, of a child who is habitually resident in a Convention country, is granted in that country, and
(b)  an adoption compliance certificate issued (whether before or after the commencement of this section) in the Convention country in which the adoption is granted is in force for the adoption.
(2)  Subject to section 110, the adoption is recognised and effective, for the law of the State, on and from the day the certificate becomes effective.