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The Scotland’s Adoption Register Regulations 2016

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Regulations 3(a) and 4(2)

SCHEDULE 1Information about children who ought to be placed for adoption

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1.  The full name of the child (“C”) and the name by which C is known if different.

2.  The name and address of the adoption agency providing the information about C.

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

4.  C’s date of birth.

5.  C’s gender.

6.  C’s nationality.

7.  C’s racial origin.

8.  C’s religious persuasion if any (including details of any baptism, confirmation or equivalent ceremonies) and whether C practises C’s religion.

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

10.  The local authority area in which C lives.

11.  If C is a looked after child within the meaning of section 17(6) of the 1995 Act, details of any accommodation being provided to C under section 25 of that Act or, if C is subject to an order mentioned in section 17(6) of that Act or an order mentioned in section 17(6) of that Act has been made in respect of C, details of that order.

12.  Whether the adoption agency proposes to make arrangements for C to be adopted or for an application for a permanence order with authority for C to be adopted should be made under section 80 of the Act.

13.  Whether the adoption agency intends to place C for adoption with C’s siblings and if so the full name and date of birth of each sibling to be placed and whether C and C’s siblings are currently accommodated together.

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

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

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

17.  C’s state of health including C’s physical, emotional and mental health, any medical treatment C is currently receiving and any anticipated future health problems.

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

19.  Details of any past experience C has had of neglect, physical abuse or sexual abuse.

20.  Details of any additional support needs which C has or any co-ordinated support plan prepared in respect of C within the meaning of the Education (Additional Support for Learning)(Scotland) Act 2004(1).

21.  Details of any qualities that the adoption agency is looking for in a family to meet the needs of C.

22.  Where an assessment of C’s needs for adoption support services has been carried out under section 9 of the Act, details of C’s needs for such services.

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

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