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AR 246/98 ADULT ADOPTION REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 198/2013)

ALBERTA REGULATION 246/98

Adult Adoption Act

ADULT ADOPTION REGULATION

Forms

1   The forms set out in the Schedule are prescribed as the forms for the purposes of the Adult Adoption Act.


Appearance by potential adoptee

2   Where the person to be adopted indicates in Form 3 a wish to appear in person before the judge considering the adoption application, the applicant must

                               (a)    serve the person to be adopted with a copy of the filed application and supporting documents personally or by double registered mail at least 10 days before the date of the hearing, and

                              (b)    file an affidavit of service with the court clerk of the Court of Queen’s Bench at least 7 days before the date of the hearing.

AR 246/98 s2;164/2010

Repeal

3   The Adult Adoption Regulation (AR 359/94) is repealed.


Expiry

4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on November 30, 2021.

AR 246/98 s4;63/2003;134/2010;198/2013

Schedule   

Form 1
Application for Adoption Order

                                                                               Adult Adoption Act

                                                                                      Clerk’s stamp:

COURT FILE NUMBER

COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH OF ALBERTA

JUDICIAL CENTRE                                                                            

APPLICANT(S)                                                                                   

DOCUMENT                                                  APPLICATION FOR

                                                                          ADOPTION ORDER

ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND

CONTACT INFORMATION OF

PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT

                                                                                                               

PERSON TO BE ADOPTED:                 (full name of person to be
                                                         adopted, as on birth document)

DATE OF BIRTH:                                               _______________

BIRTH REGISTRATION NUMBER:               _______________

                                                                                                               

                        1                                                                     Application

                                       By making this application, I/we state:

                                         ●    that I am/we are adults who want to adopt this person.

                                         ●    that to support my/our application, I/we have enclosed my/our affidavit(s) and the other information required by the Adult Adoption Act.

                                                                                                               

                        2                                                                   Signature(s)

   (signature of applicant)                                  year / month / day  

   (signature of applicant)                                  year / month / day  

NOTICE TO:                                                                         

An application for an order for adoption of    (full name of person to be adopted, as on birth document)    will be made to the Court as shown below:

               Court Date           ___________________

               Time                     ___________________

               Where                  ___________________

               Before Whom     ___________________

WARNING

Pursuant to the Adult Adoption Act and the Alberta Rules of Court, if you do not come to Court on the date and at the time shown above either in person or by your lawyer, the Court may make an adoption order in your absence.

Form 2
Affidavit of Applicant

                                                                               Adult Adoption Act

                                                                                      Clerk’s stamp:

COURT FILE NUMBER

COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH OF ALBERTA

JUDICIAL CENTRE                                                                            

APPLICANT(S)                                                                                   

DOCUMENT                                                            AFFIDAVIT OF

                                                                                   APPLICANT    

ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND

CONTACT INFORMATION OF

PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT

                                                                                                               

PERSON TO BE ADOPTED:                 (full name of person to be
                                                         adopted, as on birth document)

DATE OF BIRTH:                                               _______________

BIRTH REGISTRATION NUMBER:               _______________

                                                                                                               

I,    (legal name of applicant)    , of    (address)   , in the Province of Alberta, swear/affirm that:

1.       I am applying for an adoption order: (check one of the following)

             as an individual.

             jointly with my spouse, and a certified copy of our marriage certificate is attached.

2.       I am            years old.

3.       I have known    (name of person to be adopted)    for the past            years.

          The nature of our relationship is:                                           .

4.       The reason I wish to adopt    (name of person to be adopted)    is    .

5.       Sealing the court file:  (check one of the following)

             I am applying to have the court file sealed.  My reason for wanting the court file sealed is__________________.

             I am not applying to have the court file sealed.

Sworn/Affirmed before me                        )
on  __________________, 20____,          )
at                                        , Alberta           )                                       

_________________________________     )   Signature of Applicant
(Notary Public / Commissioner for Oaths   )
in and for the Province of Alberta)             )

Form 3
Affidavit of Person to be Adopted

                                                                               Adult Adoption Act

                                                                                      Clerk’s stamp:

COURT FILE NUMBER

COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH OF ALBERTA

JUDICIAL CENTRE                                                                            

APPLICANT(S)                                                                                   

DOCUMENT                                         AFFIDAVIT OF PERSON

                                                                TO BE ADOPTED           

ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND

CONTACT INFORMATION OF

PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT

                                                                                                               

PERSON TO BE ADOPTED:                 (full name of person to be
                                                         adopted, as on birth document)

DATE OF BIRTH:                                               _______________

BIRTH REGISTRATION NUMBER:               _______________

                                                                                                               

I,    (legal name of applicant)   , of    (address)   , in the Province of Alberta, swear/affirm that:

1.       I am              years old.  A certified copy of my birth document is attached.

2.       I consent to my adoption by    (name(s) of applicant(s))   .
I understand the nature and effect of an adoption order.

3.       Change of name: (check one of the following)

             A certified copy of my change of name certificate is attached.

             I have not had a change of name.

4.       Citizenship/residency: (check one of the following)

             I am a Canadian citizen.

             I have been lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence and notarized copies of my immigration documents are attached.

5.       The reason I want to be adopted by    (name(s) of applicant(s))    is .

6.       Court hearing:  (check one of the following)

             I wish to appear in person before the judge considering this adoption application.

             I do not wish to appear in person before the judge considering this adoption application.

7.       Sealing the court file:  (check one of the following)

             I am applying to have the court file sealed.  My reason for wanting the court file sealed is                                                                              .

             I am not applying to have the court file sealed.

Sworn/Affirmed before me                        )
on  __________________, 20____,          )
at                                        , Alberta           )                                  

_________________________________     )   Signature of Person
(Notary Public / Commissioner for Oaths      )   to be Adopted
in and for the Province of Alberta)             )

 

Form 4
Adoption Order

                                                                               Adult Adoption Act

                                                                                      Clerk’s stamp:

COURT FILE NUMBER

COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH OF ALBERTA

JUDICIAL CENTRE                                                                            

APPLICANT(S)                                                                                   

DOCUMENT                                                  ADOPTION ORDER

ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND

CONTACT INFORMATION OF

PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT

                                                                                                               

DATE ON WHICH ORDER WAS PRONOUNCED:                      

NAME OF JUDGE WHO MADE THIS ORDER:                            

LOCATION OF HEARING: ______________, Alberta

                                                                                                               

THIS COURT having received the application of    (name(s) of applicant(s))    under the Adult Adoption Act for an adoption order in respect of:

   (full name of person to be adopted, as on birth document),   

born    (date—yyyy/mm/dd)   

Birth Registration Number           .

AND THIS COURT having reviewed the evidence presented, and being satisfied that the adoption is not contrary to the public interest and that it is not contrary to the public interest to grant this application;

IT IS ORDERED THAT:

1.       The application is granted as requested and the adoption is effective from and after the date of this Order.

2.       (Other applicable terms)

                                          _______________________________

                                             Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench

AR 246/98 Sched;164/2010;227/2011;198/2013