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Adoption

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ADOPTION
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Adopting a child is a long term commitment and responsibility.

It can be an enriching and fulfilling experience for both parent and child. It is highly rewarding but also challenging.

Adoption must be considered carefully as the commitment will change your life, the adopted child's life and your family life.

Before you decide to adopt, read and understand the Legal Implications of Adoption.

​The Adoption of Children Act 2022 has been passed in Parliament on 9 May 2022.

The Act seeks to better protect the welfare of children. Here are the changes:​
The new Adoption of Children Act better protects the welfare of children. It aims to find a ​good home for every child, balances the interest of birth parents and children, and puts in place a sound regulatory system for the adoption process.
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