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Children Act 1989

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25After section 57 there shall be inserted—

57APermitted allowances

(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations for the purpose of enabling adoption agencies to pay allowances to persons who have adopted, or intend to adopt, children in pursuance of arrangements made by the agencies.

(2)Section 57(1) shall not apply to any payment made by an adoption agency in accordance with the regulations.

(3)The regulations may, in particular, make provision as to—

(a)the procedure to be followed by any agency in determining whether a person should be paid an allowance;

(b)the circumstances in which an allowance may be paid;

(c)the factors to be taken into account in determining the amount of an allowance;

(d)the procedure for review, variation and termination of allowances; and

(e)the information about allowances to be supplied by any agency to any person who is intending to adopt a child.

(4)Any scheme approved under section 57(4) shall be revoked as from the coming into force of this section.

(5)Section 57(1) shall not apply in relation to any payment made—

(a)in accordance with a scheme revoked under subsection (4) or section 57(5)(b); and

(b)to a person to whom such payments were made before the revocation of the scheme.

(6)Subsection (5) shall not apply where any person to whom any payments may lawfully be made by virtue of subsection (5) agrees to receive (instead of such payments) payments complying with regulations made under this section.

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