xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"

PART 7LITIGATION FRIEND, CHILDREN'S GUARDIAN, REPORTING OFFICER AND CHILDREN AND FAMILY REPORTER

SECTION 3REPORTING OFFICER

When the court appoints a reporting officer

69.  In proceedings to which Part 5 applies, the court will appoint a reporting officer where—

(a)it appears that a parent or guardian of the child is willing to consent to the placing of the child for adoption, to the making of an adoption order or to a section 84 order; and

(b)that parent or guardian is in England or Wales.