Q. With reference to Adoption Regulations, 2022 consider the following statements:
1.The rules empower the judiciary to issue adoption orders.
2.It enables adoptive parents to opt for children from their home state or region.
3.The regulations provide that if the child adjusts well with the foster family, then the foster family can adopt the child after two years of fostering.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. The rules empower District Magistrates to issue adoption orders. Earlier, this power was exercised by the judiciary.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. It enables adoptive parents to opt for children from their home State or region. The regulations provide that if the child adjusts well with the foster family, then the foster family can adopt the child after two years of fostering.

Source: ForumIAS