Declarations of Eligibility and Suitability - New rules
New rules are in place about applying for, granting and removing declarations of eligibility and suitability. These rules came in effect on 1 January 2018.
A Plain English guide to these rules can be found here.
This document is in seven parts:
- Assessing an applicant for a declaration of eligibility and suitability
- Issuing a declaration
- Refusing to issue a declaration
- Reconsidering a declaration
- Holding an oral hearing
- Conducting a hearing
- Considering the best interests of the child