2010 Pennsylvania Code
Chapter 29 - Decrees and Records
2901 - Time of entry of decree of adoption.

                                CHAPTER 29
                           DECREES AND RECORDS

     2901.  Time of entry of decree of adoption.
     2902.  Requirements and form of decree of adoption.
     2903.  Retention of parental status.
     2904.  Name of adoptee.
     2905.  Impounding of proceedings and access to records.
     2906.  Docket entries.
     2907.  Certificate of adoption.
     2908.  Foreign decree of adoption.
     2909.  Medical history information.
     2910.  Penalty for unauthorized disclosure.

        Enactment.  Chapter 29 was added October 15, 1980, P.L.934,
     No.163, effective January 1, 1981.
     § 2901.  Time of entry of decree of adoption.
        Unless the court for cause shown determines otherwise, no
     decree of adoption shall be entered unless the natural parent or
     parents' rights have been terminated, the investigation required
     by section 2535 (relating to investigation) has been completed,
     the report of the intermediary has been filed pursuant to
     section 2533 (relating to report of intermediary) and all other
     legal requirements have been met. If all legal requirements have
     been met, the court may enter a decree of adoption at any time.
     (June 23, 1982, P.L.617, No.174, eff. 60 days)

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