Adopting a new approach

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Abstract

Discusses the recommendations of the Adoption Policy Review Group's report (the Cox Report) on the future of adoption in Scotland, including: (1) that unmarried and same sex couples should be able to adopt; (2) the introduction of permanence orders which grant shared parental responsibilities to local authorities, carers, and sometimes parents; (3) the simplification of the grounds for dispensing with parental consent; and (4) the restoration of the right of parents to challenge an adoption order under the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 s.11.
LanguageEnglish
Pages20-21
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Law Society of Scotland
Volume50
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Keywords

  • Adoption Policy Review Group ("Cox Report")
  • expanding title to adopt
  • permanence orders
  • dispensing with parental consent
  • parental title to seek contact after adoption
  • revocation of adoption

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Adopting a new approach. / Norrie, Kenneth.

In: Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, Vol. 50, No. 7, 2005, p. 20-21.

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