Search Legislation

The Local Authority Adoption Service (England) Regulations 2003

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, application and interpretation

    2. 2.Statement of purpose

    3. 3.Children’s guide

    4. 4.Review of statement of purpose and children’s guide

  3. PART II MANAGERS

    1. 5.Appointment of manager

    2. 6.Fitness of manager

    3. 7.General requirements

    4. 8.Notification of offences

  4. PART III CONDUCT OF LOCAL AUTHORITY ADOPTION SERVICE

    1. 9.Arrangements for the protection of children

    2. 10.Staffing of agency

    3. 11.Fitness of workers

    4. 12.Employment of staff

    5. 13.Staff disciplinary procedure

    6. 14.Arrangements for absence of manager

    7. 15.Records with respect to staff

    8. 16.Fitness of premises

    9. 17.Complaints

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

      1. 1.The aims and objectives of the local authority in relation...

      2. 2.The name and address of the manager.

      3. 3.The relevant qualifications and experience of the manager.

      4. 4.The number, relevant qualifications and experience of the staff employed...

      5. 5.The organisational structure of the adoption service.

      6. 6.The system in place to monitor and evaluate the provision...

      7. 7.The procedures for recruiting, preparing, assessing, approving and supporting prospective...

      8. 8.A summary of the complaints procedure established in accordance with...

      9. 9.The address and telephone number of the Commission.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE CHILDREN'S GUIDE

      1. 1.A summary of the statement of purpose.

      2. 2.A summary of the procedures where adoption is identified as...

      3. 3.A summary of the complaints procedures established in accordance with...

      4. 4.Details of how a child may have access to the...

      5. 5.The address and telephone number of the Commission.

      6. 6.The name, address and telephone number of the children’s rights...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INFORMATION REQUIRED IN RESPECT OF PERSONS SEEKING TO MANAGE OR WORK FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ADOPTION SERVICE

      1. 1.Proof of identity including a recent photograph.

      2. 2.Either— (a) where the position falls within section 115(3) of...

      3. 3.Two written references, including a reference from the person’s most...

      4. 4.Where a person has previously worked in a position whose...

      5. 5.Documentary evidence of any relevant qualification.

      6. 6.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RECORDS TO BE KEPT IN RELATION TO EACH PERSON WORKING FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ADOPTION SERVICE

      1. 1.Full name.

      2. 2.Sex.

      3. 3.Date of birth.

      4. 4.Home address.

      5. 5.Qualifications relevant to, and experience of, work involving children.

      6. 6.The dates on which he commences and ceases to be...

      7. 7.Whether he is employed by the local authority under a...

      8. 8.His job description and whether he works full-time or part-time...

      9. 9.Training undertaken by him, supervision, appraisal, disciplinary action (if any)...

  6. Explanatory Note

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources