72.3. The psychosocial assessment of a person wishing to adopt a child domiciled outside Québec shall be made by the director of youth protection. It shall deal in particular with the capacity of the adopters to meet the physical, psychological and social needs of the child.
Where the adoption is to be granted by judicial decision outside Québec, the assessment may be made, at the expense of the adopter, by a member of the Corporation professionnelle des psychologues du Québec or the Corporation professionnelle des travailleurs sociaux du Québec, chosen by the adopter from a list of names supplied by the corporation concerned and transmitted to the Minister.
The assessment shall be made on the basis of criteria agreed between the two professional corporations and the directors of youth protection. A list of the places where the criteria serving as the basis of assessment are available shall be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
1982, c. 17, s. 65; 1983, c. 50, s. 12; 1985, c. 23, s. 24; 1986, c. 104, s. 1; 1987, c. 44, s. 12; 1990, c. 29, s. 9.