The Revised European Convention on theq Adoption of Children (RECAC) was introduced by the Council of Europe in 2008, in an effort to provide a modern framework for the adoption of children. It represents an international consensus on acceptable child adoption, reflecting the different views, legal diversity and common heritage of member states. This book provides an in-depth analysis and commentary on each of the 30 articles of the revised convention. It is a comprehensive work which explores the changes and developments that have taken place since the 1967 Convention on the Adoption of Children first emerged. It is a detailed, one-stop source for judges, social workers, legislatures and adoption practitioners on all aspects of the RECAC. This clear and incisive text is divided into three parts, commencing with an overview of the convention, followed by an examination of the general principles and concluding with the final clauses.Marital status was recently relied upon to prohibit a party from being able to apply to adopt a stepchild in the jurisdiction of the UK, in the Northern Irish case of In Re P and Others (AP) (Appellants) (Northern Ireland).124 In this case, nationalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Adoption - Law and practice under the Revised European Convention on the Adoption of Children|
|Author||:||G.Shannon, R.Horgan, G.Keehan, C.Daly|
|Publisher||:||Council of Europe - 2014-01-01|