Adoption of adults: conceptually competent but practically pointless

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Arguments as to why Scots law should not be altered in order to allow adoption of adults; an examination of the legislation and cases when Scots law allowed this prior to 1958.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-5
Number of pages4
JournalGreens Family Law Bulletin
Issue number156
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2018


  • adoption
  • adoption of adults
  • test for adoption
  • consequences of adoption
  • consent to adoption

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