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Part 1E+W+SAdoption

Chapter 3E+W+SPlacement for adoption and adoption orders

Preliminaries to adoptionU.K.

45 Suitability of adoptersE+W

(1)Regulations under section 9 may make provision as to the matters to be taken into account by an adoption agency in determining, or making any report in respect of, the suitability of any persons to adopt a child.

(2)In particular, the regulations may make provision for the purpose of securing that, in determining the suitability of a couple to adopt a child, proper regard is had to the need for stability and permanence in their relationship.

Commencement Information

I1S. 45 in force at 7.12.2004 by S.I. 2004/3203, art. 2(1)(g)