2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 143 - Intercountry Adoptions
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14901.Findings and purposes.
14902.Definitions.

        

SUBCHAPTER I—UNITED STATES CENTRAL AUTHORITY

14911.Designation of central authority.
14912.Responsibilities of the Secretary of State.
14913.Responsibilities of the Attorney General.
14914.Annual report on intercountry adoptions.

        

SUBCHAPTER II—PROVISIONS RELATING TO ACCREDITATION AND APPROVAL

14921.Accreditation or approval required in order to provide adoption services in cases subject to the Convention.
14922.Process for accreditation and approval; role of accrediting entities.
14923.Standards and procedures for providing accreditation or approval.
14924.Secretarial oversight of accreditation and approval.

        

SUBCHAPTER III—RECOGNITION OF CONVENTION ADOPTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES

14931.Adoptions of children immigrating to the United States.
14932.Adoptions of children emigrating from the United States.

        

SUBCHAPTER IV—ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

14941.Access to Convention records.
14942.Documents of other Convention countries.
14943.Authorization of appropriations; collection of fees.
14944.Enforcement.

        

SUBCHAPTER V—GENERAL PROVISIONS

14951.Recognition of Convention adoptions.
14952.Special rules for certain cases.
14953.Relationship to other laws.
14954.No private right of action.

        

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 143 - INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTIONS
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Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
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