P-34.1, r. 1 - International Adoption Regulation

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chapter P-34.1, r. 1
International Adoption Regulation
YOUTH PROTECTION — INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
Youth Protection Act
(chapter P-34.1, s. 132).
P-34.1
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
INTERVENTION BY THE DIRECTOR OF YOUTH PROTECTION WHEN THE ADOPTION TAKES PLACE IN QUÉBEC
1. Upon application by a person who wishes to adopt a child domiciled outside Québec, the director of Youth Protection shall intervene by registering the application and by sending the adopter information respecting the procedure for international adoption in force in Québec.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 1.
2. The director shall make an evaluation of the adopter.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 2.
3. The director shall inform the adopter of the results of his evaluation.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 3.
4. The director shall make sure that it is in the interest of the child in question to be adopted by the adopter.
For that purpose, he shall take into consideration the social and medical history of the child, and all the documents transmitted to him by the Minister of Health and Social Services or by an organisation recognized under section 71.7 of the Youth Protection Act (chapter P-34.1).
O.C. 1181-87, s. 4.
5. Where he considers that the adoption is in the child’s interest, the director shall place the child with the adopter.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 5.
6. The director shall arrange for the child to live with the adopter as soon as he is informed of the date of the child’s arrival in Québec.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 6.
7. Where the director considers that adoption is the most likely means of ensuring respect for the child’s rights, and taking into consideration the changes in the child’s situation, he together with the adopter shall submit the application for placement of the child for adoption to the Court of Québec.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 7.
8. Where a placement order has been issued, the director shall make sure that the child adapts to the adoptive family.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 8.
9. Where the child has not adapted to the adoptive family, the director shall so report to the Court at the time when the application for adoption is made.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 9.
DIVISION II
INTERVENTION BY THE DIRECTOR OF YOUTH PROTECTION WHEN THE ADOPTION TAKES PLACE OUTSIDE QUÉBEC
10. The director of Youth Protection shall intervene in accordance with sections 1 to 5 of Division I when an adoption takes place outside Québec.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 10.
11. As soon as the child arrives in Québec, the director shall make sure that the child adapts to the adoptive family.
O.C. 1181-87, s. 11.
12. (Omitted).
O.C. 1181-87, s. 12.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1181-87, 1987 G.O. 2, 3165