Monthly Archives: September 2017

Encouraging Legal Adoptions

Adoptions in India have been provided for under two legislations – the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Amendment Act, 2015 (J.J. Act) and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 (HAMA). Adoptions under the JJ act require registration with CARA – Central Adoption Resource Authority, the nodal agency regulating adoptions in India. CARA provides for