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Sec. 14901. Findings and purposes. 14902. Definitions. SUBCHAPTER I—UNITED STATES CENTRAL AUTHORITY 14911. Designation of central authority. 14912. Responsibilities of the Secretary of State. 14913. Responsibilities of the Attorney General. 14914. Annual report on intercountry adoptions. SUBCHAPTER II—PROVISIONS RELATING TO ACCREDITATION AND APPROVAL 14921. Accreditation or approval required in order to provide adoption services in cases subject to the Convention. 14922. Process for accreditation and approval; role of accrediting entities. 14923. Standards and procedures for providing accreditation or approval. 14924. Secretarial oversight of accreditation and approval. SUBCHAPTER III—RECOGNITION OF CONVENTION ADOPTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES 14931. Adoptions of children immigrating to the United States. 14932. Adoptions of children emigrating from the United States. SUBCHAPTER IV—ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT 14941. Access to Convention records. 14942. Documents of other Convention countries. 14943. Authorization of appropriations; collection of fees. 14944. Enforcement. SUBCHAPTER V—GENERAL PROVISIONS 14951. Recognition of Convention adoptions. 14952. Special rules for certain cases. 14953. Relationship to other laws. 14954. No private right of action.

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42 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 14901nt new2012112-276 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 2466
§ 149222012112-276 [Sec.] 3(b)126 Stat. 2467
§ 149432012112-276 [Sec.] 3(a)126 Stat. 2467


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