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

Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption

267. Evidentiary value of adoption compliance certificate of convention country


Subject to section 270, an adoption compliance certificate is evidence, for the purposes of the laws of the Republic, that the adoption to which the certificate relates—

(a) was agreed to by the central authorities of the countries mentioned in the certificate; and
(b) was carried out in accordance with the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption and the laws of the countries mentioned in the certificate.