We want your views on a new regulatory framework for adoption services in Wales. This forms part of phase 3 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016, due to come into effect in April 2019.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
27 November 2018
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on draft regulations which: 

  • place  requirements on regulated adoption service providers and responsible individuals  
  • place similar requirements upon local authority adoption service providers and their managers.

We are also seeking your views on:

  • draft statutory guidance and a code of practice which accompany the regulations
  • options for the future of independent reviews of determinations for adoption.

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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Statutory guidance and Code of practice - Adoption services

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The Adoption Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) and Local Authority Adoption Services (Wales) Regulations 2019

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Annex A

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How to respond

Submit your comments by 27 November 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

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