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Art. 1115.  Authority generally; preplacement approval

A.  A surrender may be made to any person or agency qualified to petition for the adoption of the child.

B.  Prior to the execution of a surrender for private adoption pursuant to Chapter 10 of Title XII, each prospective adoptive parent shall obtain preplacement approval as required by Chapter 2 of Title XII.

C.  Either a certification for adoption or a court order approving the adoptive placement, completed or brought current within the previous twelve months, shall be provided to the attorney for the prospective adoptive parents for filing with the surrender.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §11, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2003, No. 567, §1.

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