Adoption Act 2010
F74 [ Continuation in force of certain declarations of eligibility and suitability
63A. (1) A declaration of eligibility and suitability to which section 63(2)(a) applies and which —
(a) was in force on the relevant date, and
(b) specified the Russian Federation as the state to which the declaration applied,
shall be deemed to have remained in force during the period commencing on the relevant date and ending on the day immediately preceding the passing of the Adoption (Amendment) Act 2013 and shall, subject to this Act, continue in force from such passing until 31 October 2014.
(2) A declaration of eligibility and suitability which continues in force by virtue of subsection (1) shall not be amended under section 41(2) to specify any state other than the Russian Federation as the state to which the declaration applies.
(3) In this section ‘ relevant date ’ means, in relation to a declaration of eligibility and suitability, 31 October 2013. ]