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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 17:52)
Chapter 4 Part 11 Section 96
96   Effect of adoption order on parental responsibility and previous adoption
(cf AC Act s 35 (1) (d) and (e))
(1)  On the making of an adoption order:
(a)  the existing parental responsibility for the adopted child (including the Minister’s parental responsibility under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998) ceases to have effect, and
(b)  any previous adoption of the child (whether effected under the law of New South Wales or otherwise) ceases to have effect.
(2)  This section does not apply in relation to an agreement or instrument (not being a disposition of property) made or executed before 7 February 1967.
 7 February 1967 was the date of commencement of the Adoption of Children Act 1965.