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'<'~.-.,'-. -.•_■- '2 An interesting legal point concerning t__r Trights of adopted children under the Workers' Compensation for Accidents Act waa argued in the Arbitiutiott Court today- ' "■'ft.ftt,ft/l A Man named Nevis was killed while wWrking 'oil the wharf last;. year. ■ . He wa* employed by the Shaw,-Bavill and Albion Company, who paid '£400 compensaticm into the hands of the Public tttiatee.--•■'..'.-:-ii '■-. ft./; ■'■■'

The widow now applied to have tha money -paid over, and" the Public Trustee sought the' court's, ruling- as. to whether an adopted child had any rights under the "-tottapei-sat-On Act. , -~; -

said that _u_ei_ton*-T of theAdoption' of Children Act made an. pdopfc. - ed child the child of the adopting parenta for all"puiposes.-; He ordered "_he L parti-S to comfaundcate /with Mris _Seyis'aiid.ascertftin •• Whetticrj.;. she was' agreeable to have a portion ;of : "ttie. money, settl&d 6_L the -child. ;Xf. .not,- the court "would have to fix the or ..the 'money*.;' :'|?

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AN ADOPTED CHILD. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 64, 16 March 1909

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