Adoption Registries

This script explains the different adoption registries in BC. It includes information on “the Birth Father Registry”, “making an openness agreement after a child has been adopted” and “searching for an adopted child or birth parent”.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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adoption, adoption registry, openness agreement, birth father, birth mother, adoptive parents, disclosure veto, no-contact declaration, searching for an adopted child, searching for a birth parent, Dial-A-Law
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