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

Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption

271. Application to children’s court for inter-country adoption of child


(1) In the event of a refusal to recognise an inter-country adoption as contemplated in section 270, an application for the adoption of a child from a convention country or a non-convention country may be made to the children's court.


(2) The provisions of Chapter 15, with the necessary changes which the context may require, apply to the adoption of a child referred to in subsection (1).