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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law$
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Kenneth Norrie

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781845861193

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001

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April 1999

April 1999

Three Adoption Cases

Chapter:
(p.3) Commentary No 1: April 1999
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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law
Author(s):

Kenneth McK Norrie

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0001

Three adoption cases are discussed: S v M 1999 SC 388 which discusses the “cannot be found” ground for dispensing with parental consent to adoption; J v Aberdeen City Council 1999 SC 405 which discussed the role in adoption of the man accepted as father but not registered as such; and Re B (A Minor) [1999] 2 AC 136 where the House of Lords permitted an adoption of a child just before her 18th birthday in order to benefit her with British nationality.

Keywords:   Adoption of children, Dispensing with parental consent, Father's right to consent based on parental rights agreement, Adoption of child on brink of adulthood

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