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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 4 February 2019 to date (accessed 16 December 2019 at 10:59)
Chapter 6 Section 127
127   Wishes of child
(cf AC Act ss 33, 38, AC Reg cl 28)
(1)  In proceedings before it, the Court is to take into account any wishes and feelings of the child (considered in the light of the child’s age and understanding) that are expressed by the child.
 On participation generally of the child in decisions about his or her adoption see section 9.
(2)  The Court may direct that a child be provided with such counselling as the Court considers appropriate.