We want your views on amendments to the Adoption Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2005

How to respond

Consultation ends:
9 January 2019
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are proposing:

  • to establish a two-stage process for the assessment and approval of prospective adopters
  • to reduce the time in which adoption agencies must refer details of prospective adopters and of children to be placed for adoption to the Adoption Register for Wales
  • to enable ‘authorised officers’ to witness the consent of a parent or guardian to placement or adoption orders, where the parent or guardian lives outside of England and Wales

During the consultation period we will be holding information events:

  • 6 November in Cardiff
  • 8 November in Wrexham

For further details please contact:  RISCAct2016@gov.wales

Consultation documents

Consultation Document

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Draft Adoption Agencies (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

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Draft Adoption Agencies (Wales) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2019

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How to respond

Submit your comments by 9 January 2019, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:
Legislation Implementation Branch
Social Services Directorate
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ