Recognition of Convention adoption made outside Hong Kong
(1) This section applies to and in relation to a Convention adoption made in accordance with the provisions of the Convention¡X
(a) in a Contracting State; or
(b) in any other part of the People¡¦s Republic of China where the Convention is in force.
(2) Subject to sections 20G and 20H, a Convention adoption to which this section applies shall, for the purposes of this Ordinance and all other Ordinances, have the same effect as an adoption order validly made in accordance with this Ordinance in respect of a full adoption (as defined in section 20G(2)), and shall have no other effect.
(3) A Convention adoption certificate in respect of an adoption issued by the competent authority authorized in that behalf in the place where the adoption was made is for all purposes prima facie evidence of the facts stated on it.