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21. Following any agreement under Article 17(c) of the Convention, the prospective adopter must—
(a)notify the adoption agency of his expected date of entry into the United Kingdom with the child;
(b)confirm to the adoption agency when the child is placed with him by the competent authority in the State of origin; and
(c)accompany the child on entering the United Kingdom unless, in the case of a couple, the adoption agency and the CA of the State of origin have agreed that it is necessary for only one of them to do so.
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