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    Further Information
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    PUBLICATIONS

    Access published documents about our Annual Reports, Business, Corporate, Financial Statements, Protected Disclosure,Safety Statement and Customer Action Plan etc..
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    LEGISLATION

    The Adoption Act 2010 commenced on 1st November 2010. This coincided with Ireland's formal ratification of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption.
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    GLOSSARY OF TERMS

    Adoption is a life-changing process for everyone involved. It needs to be underpinned by a strong legal process to protect everyone's rights. It's imortant, therefore, that any information we provide is as clear as possible.
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    CUSTOMER INFORMATION

    This Customer Charter is the Authority’s public statement on the levels of service customers can expect when dealing with the Authority.   It does not seek to cover all the functions and services provided by the Authority, but outline our commitment to you

    Mission Statement

    " To ensure the provision of the highest possible standards of adoption related services, throughout the lifelong adoption process, with the best interests of children as the first and paramount objective."