Section 74 - Miscellaneous enactments
Click here to be taken to the government's statute website where you can read this section in full.
The Explanatory Notes to the Act state:
“Section 74 provides that the general principle of section 67 (that an adopted person is to be treated as if he had been born as the child of the adopter or adopters) is not to apply for the purposes of marriages within prohibited degrees of relationship or to [the offences under sections 64 and 65 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (sex with an adult relative)], and for these purposes an adopted person remains part of his natural family.
|Instant access to unique, expert-written practice information|
Trusted, accurate and regularly updated information to support you in your practice. Click here to find out more
Evidence your practice and expand your knowledge base
|What do our subscribers say about us?|
Click here to hear video testimonials
For more information on Inform email us, or telephone 020 8652 4848