Adoption definition

Adoption means legally and permanently assuming the responsibility of raising a child as one’s own. The source of an adopted child (e.g., whether from a licensed placement agency or otherwise) is not a factor in determining eligibility for FMLA leave. 29 C.F.R. 825.112(f)
Adoption means a transfer of ownership, with or without remuneration, of an animal from an animal control shelter or animal protection shelter to an individual for the purpose of being a companion animal for that individual. As used in this subdivision, a companion animal includes, but is not limited to, a dog that is used for hunting or as a guard dog.
Adoption means the process through which the adopted child is permanently separated from his biological parents and becomes the lawful child of his adoptive parents with all the rights, privileges and responsibilities that are attached to a biological child;

Examples of Adoption in a sentence

  • Proposed Basin Plan Amendment: Adoption of the proposed amendment would change the water quality objective for nitrate in the Chino-South GMZ identified in the Basin Plan.

  • Adoption of the Forward Plan and its submission with the return is a key piece of evidence required by the Scheme.

  • Adoption PASSED AND ADOPTED at a Regular Meeting of the Governing Board held on September 16, 2020 by the following vote: AYES: NOES: ABSTAIN: ABSENT: APPROVED AS TO FORM:Darold Pieper, General Counsel By: Robin Carder, Chair ATTEST:Micaela P.

  • In addition, Subscriber must give the CO-OP a copy of the decree of adoption, or certificate of Placement for Adoption for coverage to continue after thirty-one (31) days for adopted children.

  • A child Placed for Adoption at any other age is covered for the first thirty-one (31) days after the Placement for Adoption.


More Definitions of Adoption

Adoption means a resolution, ordinance or other formal action taken by the governing body of a county or municipality indicating agreement with and acceptance of the relevant Local Mitigation Strategy.
Adoption means a method provided by law to establish the legal relationship of parent and child between persons who are not so related by birth, with the same mutual rights and obligations that exist between the child and the child’s birth parents.
Adoption means a legal or administrative process that establishes a permanent legal parent-child relationship between a child and an adult who is not already the child's legal parent and terminates the legal parent-child relationship between the adopted child and any former parent.
Adoption means a legal process that entitles the person being adopted to all of the rights and privileges, and subjects the person to all of the obligations of a birth child.
Adoption means the judicial act that:
Adoption means a legal and social process through which a child becomes a member of a family into which the child was not born. Adoption provides the child the same rights, privileges and duties as a birth child.