72.3.1. The director shall receive and study, as the need arises, applications for adoption of children domiciled outside Québec. Where a child is to be placed in Québec, the Minister shall take charge of him and see to his placement. In all cases, he shall intervene in accordance with the conditions and modalities prescribed by regulation.
In case of urgency or of serious difficulty, the court or any person acting in the interest of the child may refer the matter of the situation of a child contemplated by a motion for recognition of a foreign adoption judgment to the director of youth protection. The director of youth protection shall take charge of the situation of the child and see that the necessary measures provided by law for the protection of the child are carried out.
1987, c. 44, s. 12; 1990, c. 29, s. 10.