Adoption Act, 1952

Prohibition upon certain advertisements.

41.—(1) No person shall publish or cause to be published any advertisement indicating—

(a) that a parent or guardian of a child under seven years of age desires to have the child adopted, or

(b) that a person desires to adopt such a child, or

(c) that a person (not being a registered adoption society or a public assistance authority) is willing to make arrangements for the adoption of such a child.

(2) A person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.