Québec updates the rules on adoption and parental authority
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Jean-Marc Fournier, and the Minister for Social Services, Dominique Vien, have announced proposals for major changes to the rules on adoption and parental authority, to provide a better response to the new realities facing Québec families.
Bill 81 , tabled on June 13, 2012 in the National Assembly, amends the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and parental authority.
For more information
Press release, June 13, 2012 (in French)
Document explicatif (in French)
Report of the Working Group on Customary Adoption in Aboriginal communities