Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
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Part 4 Section 23
23   Duty to register adoptions
(1)  If a State adoption order is made or an order is made for the discharge of such an order, the adoption or discharge of adoption must be registered under this Act.
(2)  If an Interstate adoption order is made in relation to a person whose birth or previous adoption is registered under this Act or an order is made for the discharge of an Interstate adoption order in relation to such a person, the adoption or discharge of adoption must be registered under this Act.
(3)  In this section:
Interstate adoption order means an adoption order made (whether by a court or not) under the law in force in another State.
State adoption order means an adoption order or order under section 117 (Declaration of validity of foreign adoptions) under the Adoption Act 2000.