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The Adoptions with a Foreign Element Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 BRINGING CHILDREN INTO AND OUT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

    1. CHAPTER 1 BRINGING CHILDREN INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM

      1. 3.Requirements applicable in respect of bringing or causing a child to be brought into the United Kingdom

      2. 4.Conditions applicable in respect of a child brought into the United Kingdom

      3. 5.Functions imposed on the local authority

      4. 6.Application of Chapter 3 of the Act

      5. 7.Change of name and removal from the United Kingdom

      6. 8.Return of the child

      7. 9.Child to live with adopters before application

    2. CHAPTER 2 TAKING CHILDREN OUT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

      1. 10.Requirements applicable in respect of giving parental responsibility prior to adoption abroad

      2. 11.Application of the Act in respect of orders under section 84

  4. PART 3 ADOPTIONS UNDER THE CONVENTION

    1. CHAPTER 1 REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURE, RECOGNITION AND EFFECT OF ADOPTIONS WHERE THE UNITED KINGDOM IS THE RECEIVING STATE

      1. 12.Application of Chapter 1

      2. 13.Requirements applicable in respect of eligibility and suitability

      3. 14.Counselling and information

      4. 15.Procedure in respect of carrying out an assessment

      5. 16.Adoption agency decision and notification

      6. 17.Review and termination of approval

      7. 18.Procedure following decision as to suitability to adopt

      8. 19.Procedure following receipt of the Article 16 Information from the CA of the State of origin

      9. 20.Procedure where proposed adoption is not to proceed

      10. 21.Applicable requirements in respect of prospective adopter entering the United Kingdom with a child

      11. 22.Applicable requirements in respect of an adoption agency before the child enters the United Kingdom

      12. 23.Applicable provisions following the child’s entry into the United Kingdom where no Convention adoption is made

      13. 24.Applicable requirements in respect of prospective adopter following child’s entry into the United Kingdom

      14. 25.Functions imposed on the local authority following the child’s entry into the United Kingdom

      15. 26.Prospective adopter unable to proceed with adoption

      16. 27.Withdrawal of child from prospective adopter

      17. 28.Breakdown of placement

      18. 29.Convention adoptions subject to a probationary period

      19. 30.Report of local authority investigation

      20. 31.Convention adoption order

      21. 32.Requirements following a Convention adoption order or Convention adoption

      22. 33.Refusal of a court in England or Wales to make a Convention adoption order

      23. 34.Annulment of a Convention adoption order or a Convention adoption

    2. CHAPTER 2 REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURE, RECOGNITION AND EFFECT OF ADOPTIONS IN ENGLAND AND WALES WHERE THE UNITED KINGDOM IS THE STATE OF ORIGIN

      1. 35.Application of Chapter 2

      2. 36.Counselling and information for the child

      3. 37.Counselling and information for the parent or guardian of the child etc.

      4. 38.Requirements in respect of the child’s permanence report and information for the adoption panel

      5. 39.Recommendation of adoption panel

      6. 40.Adoption agency decision and notification

      7. 41.Convention list

      8. 42.Receipt of the Article 15 Report from the CA of the receiving State

      9. 43.Proposed placement and referral to adoption panel

      10. 44.Consideration by adoption panel

      11. 45.Adoption agency’s decision in relation to the proposed placement

      12. 46.Preparation of the Article 16 Information

      13. 47.Requirements to be met before the child is placed for adoption with prospective adopter

      14. 48.Requirements in respect of giving parental responsibility prior to a proposed Convention adoption

      15. 49.Local authority report

      16. 50.Convention adoption order

      17. 51.Requirements following a Convention adoption order or Convention adoption

    3. CHAPTER 3 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

      1. 52.Application, with or without modifications, of the Act

      2. 53.Change of name and removal from the United Kingdom

      3. 54.Removal of children

      4. 55.Modifications of the Act in respect of orders under section 84 where child is to be adopted under the Convention

      5. 56.Child to live with adopters before application for a Convention adoption order

      6. 57.Notice of intention to adopt

      7. 58.Application for Convention adoption order

      8. 59.Offences

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

  6. Explanatory Note

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