The most relevant section focuses on research that compares the children of lesbian or gay parents.
Portuguese police knew of the burglaries, but apparently did not find it relevant to their own original investigation.
“I think that he is relatively unaware of the relevant research, especially the development research,” he said.
"pertinent to the matter at hand," 1550s, from Middle French relevant "depending upon," originally "helpful," from Medieval Latin relevantem (nominative relevans), from stem of Latin relevare "to lessen, lighten" (see relieve). Not generally used until after 1800.