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Killed in action

Killed in action is a casualty classification used by militaries to describe the deaths of their own combatants at the hands of hostile forces. The United States Department of Defense, for example, says that those declared KIA need not have fired their weapons but have been killed due to hostile attack. KIAs include those killed by friendly fire in the midst of combat, but not from incidents such as accidental vehicle crashes and other non-hostile events or terrorism. KIA can be applied both to front-line combat troops and to naval and support troops. Someone, killed in action during a particular event is denoted with a † beside their name to signify their death in that event or events. Further, KIA denotes a person to have been killed in action on the battlefield whereas died of wounds relates to someone who survived to reach a medical treatment facility; the North Atlantic Treaty Organization uses DWRIA, rather than DOW, for "died of wounds received in action". However militaries and historians have used the former acronym.

PKIA means presumed killed in action. This term is used when personnel are lost in battle listed missing in action, but after not being found, are presumed to have not survived. NATO defines killed in action or a battle casualty as a combatant, killed outright or who dies as a result of wounds or other injuries before reaching a medical treatment facility or help from fellow comrades. Assassination Casualty Prisoner of war Missing in action Seppuku Wounded in action Soviet Union Cyrillic Media related to Killed in action at Wikimedia Commons

Sinister Peak

Sinister Peak is in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and Wenatchee National Forests in the U. S. state of Washington. It is situated in the North Cascades. Not quite 1 mi east of Dome Peak, Sinister Peak is along a high ridge connecting the two peaks; the Chickamin Glacier is on the north slopes of Sinister Peak while the Garden Glacier is just southeast. Though some of the routes to the summit are technical, it can be reached by a moderate scramble. Sinister Peak is located in the marine west coast climate zone of western North America. Most weather fronts originate in the Pacific Ocean, travel northeast toward the Cascade Mountains; as fronts approach the North Cascades, they are forced upward by the peaks of the Cascade Range, causing them to drop their moisture in the form of rain or snowfall onto the Cascades. As a result, the west side of the North Cascades experiences high precipitation during the winter months in the form of snowfall. During winter months, weather is cloudy, due to high pressure systems over the Pacific Ocean that intensify during summer months, there is little or no cloud cover during the summer.

The North Cascades features some of the most rugged topography in the Cascade Range with craggy peaks and ridges, deep glacial valleys, granite spires. Geological events occurring many years ago created the diverse topography and drastic elevation changes over the Cascade Range leading to various climate differences; the history of the formation of the Cascade Mountains dates back millions of years ago to the late Eocene Epoch. With the North American Plate overriding the Pacific Plate, episodes of volcanic igneous activity persisted. In addition, small fragments of the oceanic and continental lithosphere called terranes created the North Cascades about 50 million years ago. During the Pleistocene period dating back over two million years ago, glaciation advancing and retreating scoured the landscape leaving deposits of rock debris; the U-shaped cross section of the river valleys are a result of recent glaciation. Uplift and faulting in combination with glaciation have been the dominant processes which have created the tall peaks and deep valleys of the North Cascades area

Adoption of Children Act 1949

The Adoption of Children Act 1949 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. This legislation liberalised various rules concerning adoption. Placement of children for adoption came under the supervision of local authorities, while adopted children were given inheritance rights. In addition, the legislation rejected the notion, implied in the Children Act of 1926, that the mother had to know the identity of the adopter if she could reasonably give consent to adoption; the Act instead allowed the identity of the adopter to be concealed behind a serial number. The act was repealed on 5 November 1993; this section explains that the mother and father of an infant child have the freedom to let someone adopt their child. But the choice has to be come to together; the child to be adopted can be adopted by parents in Britain. In order to protect the adoptive children, restrictions on age are reinforced. No adoption will occur if the adopter is not at least 21 years old, is a relative of the infant, or is the mother or father of the infant.

This section sets the rule to make sure all family members are in accordance to the adoption of the child. An adoption will not take place unless the family of the infant agrees to it. Section 3, Number 1 reads: An adoption order shall not be made except with the adoption. Consent of every person or body who is' a parent or guardian of the infant, or, liable by virtue of any order or agreement to contribute to the maintenance of the infant: Provided that the court may dispense with any consent required by this subsection if it is satisfied- in the case of a parent or guardian of the infant, that he has abandoned, neglected or persistently ill-treated the infant. Requirements must be met to ensure. If it is the parent or guardians wishes to not know, going to adopt their child, those wishes will be respected. If they have specific things they’d like the child to be raised in such as a religion or a name they’d like the child to be called, that can be put on file and be afforded to them too; the court needs to make sure that the children that are up for adoption are the children of whoever is claiming to be the parents.

Marital intercourse proof must be presented by both parties: husband. Section 4, Number 1 reads: It is relevant to determine whether marital intercourse took place between a husband and his wife during a particular period, evidence that such intercourse did not take place may be given in the proceedings on the application by either of the parties concerned. Section 5, Number 1 reads: After the expiration of three months from the commencement of this Act an adoption order shall not be made period. In the case of any infant unless- the infant has been continuously in the care and possession of the applicant for at least three consecutive months preceding the date of the order. Details are monitored in order to not cultivate unlawful virtues because of the adoption of a child. Section 5, Number 3 reads: Where, under subsection of this section, notice is given to the welfare authority in respect, of an infant, not, over compulsory school age, subsections to and of section seven of the Adoption of Children Act, 1939.

Shall, notwithstanding anything in that section or in section thirty-seven of the Children Act, 1948, but subject to the provisions of subsection' of the said section seven, apply in relation to the infant and the person by whom the notice is given as they apply in relation to an adopted child and an adopter within the meaning of that section. If for some reason the adopted child must be returned to an adoption society such as a foster home, or orphanage, it is important that the child be left by his or her adopter, met with a specific person that will accommodate their emotional needs. Section 6, Number 3 reads: The period within which, under subsection of the said section six, an, adopter is required to apply for an adoption order or give notice to the adoption society of his intention, not to apply for such an order shall be six months from the expiration of the period specified in subsection of the said section six instead of three months from the expiration of that period. There are state.

Section 7, Number 1 reads, “Every such local authority as aforesaid has power in connection with their functions under any enactment relating to children to make and participate in arrangements for the adoption of children.” All local authorities had to the right to revise documents of potential adopters. This section makes clear that if the adoptive parents of a child are citizens of the United Kingdom, that child will be a citizen as well; this section proclaims that an adopted person becomes the family member of anyone, related to their adoptive parents. This section states that