Jersey Law 5/1966

 

ADOPTION (No. 2) (JERSEY) LAW, 1966.

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A LAW   to amend the Law relating to the adoption of children, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

31st day of JANUARY, 1966.

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(Registered on the 25th day of March , 1966).

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STATES OF JERSEY.

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The 12th day of October, 1965.

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law :  -

ARTICLE 1

FURTHER PROVISION FOR REVOCATION OF ADOPTION ORDERS FOLLOWING LEGITIMATION

(1)           Where any person legitimated by virtue of Article 2 of the Legitimacy (Jersey) Law, 1963,1 had been adopted by his father and mother before the coming into force of that Law, the Court may, on the application of any of the parties concerned, revoke the adoption order.

(2)           The revocation of an adoption order under this Article or under Article 21 of the Adoption (Jersey) Law, 1961,2 shall not affect the operation of Article 15 of that Law3 in relation to an intestacy which occurred, or a disposition which was made, before the revocation.

ARTICLE 2

SHORT TITLE AND CONSTRUCTION

(1)           This Law may be cited as the Adoption (No. 2) (Jersey) Law, 1966, and shall be construed as one with the Adoption (Jersey) Law, 1961, and any reference in that Law to Article 21 thereof or to paragraph (1) of that Article shall be construed as including a reference to paragraph (1) of Article 1 of this Law.

(2)           Any reference to the Adoption (Jersey) Laws, 1961 to 1966, shall be construed as including a reference to this Law.

 

A.D. LE BROCQ,

 

Greffier of the States.



1        Tome 1963–1965, page 30.

2        Tome 1961–1962, page 379.

3        Tome 1963–1965, page 103.


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