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Adoption Law and Practice [2nd ed.]

O'Halloran, Kerry (2010) Adoption Law and Practice [2nd ed.]. Round Hall, Dublin.

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Abstract

This book addresses the modern law relating to adoption. It comes at a time of fundamental change in adoption practice as, increasingly, Irish couples look outside the jurisdiction for the child that will make their family complete.----------

  • Examines and explains the new regulatory framework and the law now governing domestic and intercountry adoption.----------
  • Provides a guide to the changes outlined in the Adoption Bill 2008 which also consolidates the provisions of seven previous statutes and incorporates the Hague Convention into Irish statute law.----------
  • Considers the responsibilities of the new Adoption Authority, and the roles of other administrative and legal bodies.----------
  • Sets out the adoption process, explaining the complexities of intercountry adoption, giving consideration to the interface between adoption and children in care and dealing with the rights of the parties involved.

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ID Code: 39747
Item Type: Book
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Keywords: adoption, adoption and the law, regulatory framework, adoption law reform, adoption process
ISBN: 9781858005775
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Family Law (180113)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Deposited On: 31 Jan 2011 07:36
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 22:40

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