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The Scotland’s Adoption Register Regulations 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Information to be included in Register

  5. 4.Information about children to be provided for inclusion in Register

  6. 5.Information about prospective adopters to be provided for inclusion in Register

  7. 6.Retention of information

  8. 7.Disclosure of information

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Information about children who ought to be placed for adoption

      1. 1.The full name of the child (“C”) and the name...

      2. 2.The name and address of the adoption agency providing the...

      3. 3.The name and telephone number of C’s social worker.

      4. 4.C’s date of birth.

      5. 5.C’s gender.

      6. 6.C’s nationality.

      7. 7.C’s racial origin.

      8. 8.C’s religious persuasion if any (including details of any baptism,...

      9. 9.Any wishes expressed by C’s parents or guardians as to...

      10. 10.The local authority area in which C lives.

      11. 11.If C is a looked after child within the meaning...

      12. 12.Whether the adoption agency proposes to make arrangements for C...

      13. 13.Whether the adoption agency intends to place C for adoption...

      14. 14.C’s first language and details of any other languages spoken...

      15. 15.Details of any geographical considerations in relation to C’s placement....

      16. 16.Details of any planned contact between C and any other...

      17. 17.C’s state of health including C’s physical, emotional and mental...

      18. 18.C’s health history including, so far as practicable, C’s family...

      19. 19.Details of any past experience C has had of neglect,...

      20. 20.Details of any additional support needs which C has or...

      21. 21.Details of any qualities that the adoption agency is looking...

      22. 22.Where an assessment of C’s needs for adoption support services...

      23. 23.A photograph, film or any other audio-visual recording of C....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Information about prospective adopters

      1. 1.The full name of the prospective adopter (“P”) and the...

      2. 2.P’s gender.

      3. 3.P’s date of birth.

      4. 4.P’s nationality.

      5. 5.P’s address including the local authority area.

      6. 6.P’s racial origin.

      7. 7.P’s religious persuasion if any and whether P practises their...

      8. 8.P’s first language and details of any additional languages spoken....

      9. 9.The name and address of the adoption agency providing the...

      10. 10.The name and telephone number of P’s social worker.

      11. 11.P’s current occupation and hours of work.

      12. 12.P’s proposed employment arrangements after any placement.

      13. 13.Details of other members of P’s household (including any children...

      14. 14.Details of any adults not living in P’s household who...

      15. 15.Details of any pets that P has.

      16. 16.Details of any recommendation of the adoption panel as to...

      17. 17.P’s views about contact with C’s birth family.

      18. 18.P’s views about the health and past experience of children...

      19. 19.Where an assessment of P’s needs for adoption support services...

  10. Explanatory Note

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