Adoption Act 2010

15.

Care of child pending placement.

15.— (1) Where a child has been placed with an accredited body for adoption, the accredited body, in accordance with such regulations as the Minister may make respecting arrangements—

( a) for the care of children, and

( b) for securing generally their welfare,

may arrange for appropriate care for the child, subject to the accredited body’s control and supervision, pending the placement of the child for adoption.

(2) Section 23P of the Child Care Act 1991 does not apply to—

( a) the making of an arrangement by an accredited body under subsection (1) , or

( b) a person undertaking the care of a child under the arrangement.