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[F157ZSPlacement of looked after children with prospective adoptersE+W+S

(1)Subsection (2) applies where a local authority in England notifies a person—

(a)who is a local authority foster parent, and

(b)who has been approved as a prospective adopter,

that a child is to be, or is expected to be, placed with that person under section 22C of the Children Act 1989.

(2)Where this subsection applies, sections 57ZJ, 57ZL, 57ZN and 57ZP have effect as if—

(a)references to adoption or placement for adoption were references to placement of a child under section 22C of the Children Act 1989 with a local authority foster parent who has been approved as a prospective adopter;

(b)references to placing for adoption were references to placing a child under section 22C of that Act with a local authority foster parent who has been approved as a prospective adopter;

(c)references to an adoption agency were references to a local authority in England.

[F2(2A)Subsection (2B) applies where a local authority in Wales notifies a person—

(a)who is a local authority foster parent, and

(b)who has been approved as prospective adopter,

that a child is to be, or is expected to be, placed with that person under section 81 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

(2B)Where this subsection applies, sections 57ZJ, 57ZL, 57ZN and 57ZP have effect as if—

(a)references to adoption or placement for adoption were references to placement of a child under section 81 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 with a local authority foster parent who has been approved as a prospective adopter;

(b)references to placing for adoption were references to placing a child under section 81 of that Act with a local authority foster parent who has been approved as a prospective adopter;

(c)references to an adoption agency were references to a local authority in Wales.]

(3)Where a child is placed under section 22C of the Children Act 1989[F3or section 81 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014] with a local authority foster parent who has been approved as a prospective adopter, notification of that person by an adoption agency during that placement that the child is to be, or is expected to be, placed with that person for adoption is not to give rise to a right to time off under section 57ZJ, 57ZL, 57ZN or 57ZP for that person or another person.]

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F1Ss. 57ZJ-57ZS and cross-headings inserted (5.4.2015) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), ss. 128(1), 139(6); S.I. 2014/1640, art. 6(d)

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