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Definitions for div 2

294 Definitions for div 2

In this division—

"conversion" , of a simple adoption, means conversion into a full adoption under article 27 of the Hague convention.

"declaration of non-recognition" , of the conversion of a simple adoption, means a declaration that, despite the conversion, the adoption is taken to remain a simple adoption.

"full adoption" means an adoption other than a simple adoption.

"interested person" , for an adoption, means—

(a) the chief executive; or
(b) an adoptive parent; or
(c) the adopted child.

"simple adoption" means an adoption granted in a convention country that, under the law of that country, does not end the legal relationship between the adopted child and the individuals who were, immediately before the adoption, the child’s parents.

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