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The Adoptions with a Foreign Element (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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Notifications to be given prior to child’s entry into the United Kingdom

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24.  Where the adoption agency is informed by the Central Authority that the agreement under Article 17(c) of the Convention has been made and the adoption may proceed, before the child enters the United Kingdom the agency must–

(a)send to the Central Authority written notification of the proposed arrival of the child into Scotland;

(b)send the prospective adopters' registered medical practitioner (and, where required in cases where the prospective adopters are a relevant couple, the registered medical practitioner of each member of the couple) written notification of the proposed placement and send with that notification a written report of the child’s health history, so far as it is known;

(c)send the local authority (if that authority is not the adoption agency), and the Health Board constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1), in whose areas the prospective adopters have their home written notification of the proposed arrival of the child into Scotland; and

(d)where the child is of school age (within the meaning of section 31 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980(2)), send the education authority in whose area the prospective adopters have their home written notification of the proposed arrival of the child into Scotland and information about the child’s educational history (if known) including whether the child is likely to have additional support needs (within the meaning of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004)(3).

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1978 c. 29. Section 2 was amended by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 c. 19, sections 28 and 66(1) and Schedule 9; the National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2004 asp 7, section 11 and Schedule 1 and the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 asp 13, section 42(1) and Schedule 2.

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