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Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)

Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption

260. Entering into adoption working agreement


(1) A child protection organisation accredited in terms of section 259 to provide inter-country adoption services may enter into an adoption working agreement with an accredited adoption agency in another country.


(2) A child protection organisation referred to in subsection (1)—
(a) must provide the Central Authority with certified copies of all adoption working agreements entered into by that child protection organisation for approval thereof; and
(b) may not act in terms of any such adoption working agreements before it has been approved by the Central Authority.