|Nom:||Instructions of 2013 on Legal Guardianship.|
|Sujet(s):||Élimination du travail des enfants, protection des enfants et des adolescents|
|Type de loi:||Autres textes (circulaire, directive, instruction, etc.)|
|Entry into force:|
|Publié le:||Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2013-04-01, No. 5216, P. 1454 - P. 1459
|Bibliographie:||Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2013-04-01, No. 5216, P. 1454 - P. 1459
Legislation online in Arabic Prime Ministry, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan PDF in Arabic (consulté le 2014-05-01)
|Résumé/Citation:||Regulates the functioning of guardianship arrangements with children. Parents for legal guardianship must be Muslim, married for five or more years, and medically certified as infertile. Provides that the father must be between 35-55 years old, and the mother 30-50 years old.
The prospective family for legal guardianship may have up to two children total, including the child(ren) for the legal guardianship. If the prospective guardians already have one child, then the Jordanian child placed in their care must be of the same sex as that child. Prospective guardian parents who have previously obtained legal guardianship in Jordan must wait a minimum of two years before seeking legal guardianship of another child of the same gender.