Explanatory Notes

Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

2007 asp 4

15 January 2007

Commentary on Sections

Chapter 2 .The Adoption Process

Section 17 - Reports where child placed by agency

76.By virtue of subsection (2) of this section, where an adoption application relates to a child who has been placed for adoption by an adoption agency, the agency must submit to the court a report concerning the suitability of the applicants and any other matters relevant to the operation of section 14 (considerations applying to the exercise of powers). In addition, the agency must assist the court in any way which the court directs.