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We want your views on amendments to 3 adoption and fostering regulations.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
24 August 2020
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

- The proposed Adoption and Fostering (Wales) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020: letter
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Additional information

The amendments will affect:

  1. Adoption Agencies (Wales) Amendment Regulations 2005
  2. The Fostering Panels (Establishment and Functions) (Wales) Regulations
  3. Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (Wales) Regulations 2015

During the COVID-19  pandemic, the proposed regulations will do the following:

  • easing of procedural requirements and timescales for stage 1 and stage 2 of the prospective adopter approval process
  • introduction of a self-declaration health assessment for prospective foster carers who cannot access a face to face consultation with a GP
  • extension of the period during which a person may receive temporary approval to act as a local authority foster parent

How to respond

Submit your comments by 24 August 2020, in any of the following ways:

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