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Under current adoption law in Quebec, if an adopted child would like information about a birth parent, there is a process whereby a youth and family service center contacts the parent to see if they’d be interested in meeting or communicating. Similarly, the center acts as a pass-through should a parent who has given a child up for adoption want to meet that child later in life. The Montreal Gazette reports that under a new proposed reform, however, children and parents would have to register a “veto” against their identities being given out, otherwise the information would be distributed upon request. Privacy concerns have been raised because while adopted children will have their veto automatically registered when the law passes, parents would have just 18 months to register their veto or have their identities made available.
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