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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2005


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 86/05

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 86/05

Adoption Agency Fees Regulations
under the
Adoption Act
(O.C. 2005-490)

(Filed September 21, 2005)

Under the authority of section 64 of the Adoption Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, September 16, 2005.

Robert C. Thompson
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Fees

Schedule


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Adoption Agency Fees Regulations.

Fees

        2. An adoption agency may charge fees for the services set out in the Schedule.


Schedule

 

Services for which an Adoption Agency may charge Fees:

 

Item

 

 

1.

Adoption planning, preparation and counselling.

 

2.

Completion of consents to adoption.

 

3.

Pre-placement assessment for direct placement of children.  The Adoption Act allows for a birth parent to select prospective adoptive parents for his or her child. Before a child is placed with a prospective adoptive parent, there must be a pre-assessment completed of the prospective adoptive parent. Under the Adoption Act, adoption agencies are permitted to complete this work.

 

4.

The completion of the adoption assessment process for all prospective adoptive applicants.

 

5.

Second or subsequent home study prepared in the province.  When a prospective adoptive parent is completing second or subsequent adoptions a new adoption assessment is required to be completed.

 

6.

Each up-to-date home study. When an adoption placement has not taken place within one year of approval of the applicant, an up date to the home study and supporting documentation is required.

 

7.

Supervising placement, completing post-placement reports, preparation of documents for granting of adoption order for each child placed with a perspective adoptive parent and other adoption placement service.

 

8.

A prospective adoption file transfer.

 

9.

Facilitating openness agreements.

 

10.

Preparing post-adoption reports for a child’s country of origin.