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39. The adoption agency must ensure that the child’s case record and the prospective adopter’s case record and the contents of those case records are at all times kept in secure conditions and in particular that all appropriate measures are taken to prevent the theft, unauthorised disclosure, loss or destruction of, or damage to, the case record or its contents.
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