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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2009
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHILDRENS LAW ACT
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
RSNL1990 cC-13 as amended
1. (1) Subsections 7(5) and (6) of the Childrens Law Act are repealed.
(2) Subsection 7(7) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:
(7) Nothing in this section prevents an application under this section before the birth of the child.
2. Section 8 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following:
(2.1) Where a person named by the court is incapable of consenting to genetic testing due to his or her death, the consent of that persons executor, administrator or nearest relative shall be considered sufficient.
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