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telegraphindia.com 15 Sep, 2021 01:15 am

Ministry to ease inter-country adoption process under Hama

Ministry to ease inter-country adoption process under Hama
Once the regulation is gazetted it will become compliant with the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption

While Cara represents an institutional adoption process that involves rigorous scrutiny of the adoptive parents, Hama mostly relates to family adoption without a State-mandated procedure for verifying whether the adoptive parents are fit to adopt.So, the adoptive parents need to go to court for a no-objection certificate if they are to relocate overseas with the adopted child.Since last month, these missions have been drafted in to monitor inter-country adoptions where the adoptive parents have moved out of India within two years of the adoption.Now, that task has been passed on to the diplomatic missions, with which the adoptive parents have to register if two years have not elapsed since the adoption.

Ministry to ease inter-country adoption process under Hama Once the regulation is gazetted it will become compliant with the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption Earlier this month, Delhi High Court had directed the ministry to set up such a mechanism and also directed the Central Adoption Resource Authority (Cara) to facilitate inter-country adoptions under Hama File picture | Published 15.21, 02:43 AM The women and child development ministry will soon notify a mechanism to deal with inter-country adoptions under the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, bridging a legislative gap in this 1956 law with the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.

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