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V. Adoption
(19,075 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 6 (1976): Creation of Relationships of Kinship

Completed in July 1975

Harry D. Krause

148. A few comments concerning adoption have already been made in the Introduction (s. 20, 21). The discussion that follows will deal first with the legal nature of adoption, then concern itself with the persons who may adopt and who may be adopted and identify those who must …

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Harry D. Krause, “V. Adoption”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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