Adoption Act 2010
Recommendation of adoption committee regarding issuance of declaration of eligibility and suitability.
39.— (1) As soon as practicable after the receipt of the assessment report referred to it under section 37(4) , the adoption committee shall—
( a) consider the report, and
( b) recommend to the Authority, in writing, whether or not, under section 40 , the Authority should issue a declaration of eligibility and suitability in favour of the applicants.
(2) A recommendation under subsection (1) shall contain the committee’s reasons for it.
(3) The committee shall deliver a copy of the recommendation and of the assessment report to the Authority, the F45 [ Child and Family Agency ] and the applicants.