Part 2Permanence orders

Notification requirements

101Local authority to give notice of certain matters

(1)This section applies where—

(a)a permanence order includes provision granting authority for the child to be adopted,

(b)after the order is made or, as the case may be, amended under section 93(2) so as to include that provision, an event mentioned in subsection (2) occurs, and

(c)the order has not been revoked under section 98(1).

(2)Those events are—

(a)the child is placed for adoption,

(b)an adoption order is made in respect of the child,

(c)the child ceases to be placed for adoption otherwise than on the making of an adoption order.

(3)As soon as is reasonably practicable after the occurrence of the event, the local authority on whose application the permanence order was made must give notice of the event to any person falling within subsection (4).

(4)A person falls within this subsection if—

(a)the person consented under section 83(1)(c)(i) or 93(3) to the making of the order,

(b)the person’s consent to the making of the order was dispensed with under section 83(1)(c)(ii) or 93(4).

(5)The local authority need not comply with the requirement imposed by subsection (3) in relation to a person if the person has given notice to that effect to the authority.