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Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)

Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption

254. Purposes of Chapter


The purposes of this Chapter are—

(a) to give effect to the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption;
(b) to provide for the recognition of certain foreign adoptions;
(c) to find fit and proper adoptive parents for an adoptable child; and
(d) generally to regulate inter-country adoptions.