Statutory guidance

Adoption: statutory guidance - 2013

Statutory guidance for local authorities and adoption agencies.



This statutory guidance is for:

  • local authorities
  • voluntary adoption agencies
  • adoption support agencies

This guidance replaced the the 2005 statutory guidance on domestic adoption. Guidance on inter-country adoption is in the process of being reviewed. The 2005 annex on inter-country adoption is attached here as it is still the most current.