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The Foster Placement (Children) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Regulation 3(4)(b)

SCHEDULE 1Information as to prospective foster parent and other members of his household and family

1.  His age, health (supported by a medical report), personality and marital status (including any previous marriage).

2.  Particulars of the other adult members of his household.

3.  Particulars of the children in his family, whether or not members of his household, and any other children in his household.

4.  Particulars of his accommodation.

5.  His religious persuasion, the degree of his religious observance and his capacity to care for a child from any particular religious persuasion.

6.  His racial origin, his cultural and linguistic background and his capacity to care for a child from any particular origin or cultural or linguistic background.

7.  His past and present employment or occupation, his standard of living and leisure activities and interests.

8.  His previous experience of caring for his own and other children and his ability in this respect.

9.  Subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(1), his previous criminal convictions, if any, and those of other adult members of his household.

10.  The outcome of any request or application made by him or any other member of his household to foster or adopt children or for registration under Article 118 of the Order (registration of child minders and persons providing day care) or any previous enactment of that Article.

11.  Particulars of any previous approval under regulation 3, or refusal of approval or termination of approval under regulation 4, relating to him or any other member of his household.

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