Adoption in Australia
Adoption in Australia deals with the adoption process in the various parts of Australia, whereby a person assumes or acquires the permanent, legal status of parenthood in relation to a child under the...
Adoption in France
Adoption in France is codified in the French Civil Code in two distinct forms: simple adoption and plenary adoption.
Simple adoption (French: adoption simple) is a type of adoption which allow...
Adoption in the United States
Adoption in the United States is a legal act of adoption, of permanently placing a person under the age of 18 with a parent or parents other than the birth parents in the United States.
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Adoption of Children Act 1949
The Adoption of Children Act 1949 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. This legislation liberalised various rules concerning adoption. Placement of children for adoption came under the ...
Adoption in California
More adoptions occur in California each year than any other state (followed closely by New York). There is domestic adoption (adopting a non-relative child from within the United States), internationa...
International adoption
International adoption (also referred to as intercountry adoption or transnational adoption) is a type of adoption in which an individual or couple becomes the legal and permanent parent(s) of a child...
Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002
The Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2788) are a statutory instrument concerning UK labour law. They confer on fathers a bare right to two weeks leave, paid at £128.73 in 2011, f...
Family Law Act 1975
The Family Law Act 1975, sometimes referred to as the FLA by legal practitioners, is an Act of the Australian Parliament. It is one of four separate Acts that provide the framework for family law in A...
Kimelman Report
The Kimelman Report had a substantial and lasting impact on aboriginal child protection in Canada that was part of a fundamental shift in international child protection paradigms for aboriginal people...
Adoption Information Disclosure Act
The Adoption Information Disclosure Act, formally An Act respecting the disclosure of information and records to adopted persons and birth parents, also known as Bill 183, is an Ontario (Canada) law r...
International adoption of South Korean children
The international adoption of South Korean children is a recent historical process triggered initially by casualties of the Korean War after 1953. The initiative was taken by religious organizations i...
National Adoption Day
On National Adoption Day, a number of courts and communities in the United States come together to finalize thousands of adoptions of children from foster care. More than 300 events are held each year...