Adoption Act 2010
F51 [ 45. Where a child, in respect of whom an adoption order is in force or an intercountry adoption effected outside the State that has been recognised, is further placed for adoption —
( a ) a further adoption order may be made in respect of the child, and
( b ) for the purposes of the order, the child concerned shall be taken to be the lawful child of the adopter or adopters in whose favour the first-mentioned adoption order or intercountry adoption effected outside the State was made or recognised, as the case may be. ]
Substituted (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 23, S.I. No. 443 of 2017.