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6.3.13 Inter Country Adoption

SCOPE OF THIS CHAPTER

This chapter applies to the assessment and approval of applicants resident in the UK who wish to adopt a child who is resident abroad; it also covers the procedures to be followed by the Adoption Service in relation to the placement of a child resident abroad with approved adopters.

Slough Children’s Services Trust has a service level agreement with Inter Country Adoption Centre (Adoption Agency) to provide this service.

RELEVANT CHAPTERS / LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE

Assessment and Approval of Prospective Adopters Procedure

For procedures in relation to the placement of a child resident in the UK with adopters resident overseas, see Placement for Adoption Procedure.

This service is provided by ICA centre.

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