Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Consequential Amendment to Statutory Adoption Pay) Order 2006 comes into force

Implementation date: 1 October 2006

The Order amends the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992, section 171ZL to provide that a person may not elect to receive statutory adoption pay where a child is placed or is about to be placed with him or her as a member of a couple and his or her partner satisfies the entitlement conditions for statutory adoption pay and has elected receive it. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.