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

Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption

268. Recognition of inter-country adoption of child from non-convention country


The Central Authority may issue a declaration recognising the adoption of a child in a non-convention country if—

(a) the adoption is in accordance with and has not been rescinded under the law of the country in which the adoption order was made; and
(b) the adoption in that country has the same effect it would have had if the order had been made in the Republic.