Legislation

Education and Adoption Act 2016

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Introduction

The majority of the Education and Adoption Act 2016 relates to government powers to intervene in local authority maintained and academy schools. The only section of the act about adoption is section 15. Its purpose is to create regional adoption agencies. The government has announced that it intends to establish 14 regional adoption agencies in England. […]

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