Section 23 - Varying placement orders
Click here to be taken to the government's statute website where you can read this section in full.
The Explanatory Notes to the Act explain that “Section 23 provides that the court can vary a placement order to substitute another local authority for the authority authorised to place the child for adoption but the application has to be made by both authorities”.
The fees payable on an application to the court under this section are set out in the Family Proceedings Fees Order 2008, which is available (as amended) here
Procedural rules governing applications for a placement order are contained in the Family Procedure Rules 2010.
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