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Adoption of Children

ISBN13: 9781841741130
ISBN: 1841741132
Published: December 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Publication Abandoned

Adoption is an area of the law fraught with moral conundrums and emotional issues. Increasingly the procedures around adoption have changed. This work, first published in 1947, has been updated and revised to include all relevant and 1990s legislation and case law.

The qualifications of adopters; eligibility of children for adoption; arrangements by adoption agencies; jurisdiction and venue; interim orders; applications concerning the removal or return of a child; the interaction of adoption and the Children's Act 1989; dispensing with parental consent, immigration and adoption; disclosure of information to third parties; the Hague; freeing for adoption.