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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 25 June 2018 at 11:48)
61   Form of consent
(1)  Consent is to be given by an instrument (an instrument of consent) that is in a form that contains the information prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  A separate instrument of consent must be signed by the child and by each other person whose consent is required by this Act.
(3)  Before the instrument is signed, a counsellor must sign a statement on it certifying that:
(a)  the child or other person giving the consent has been counselled by the counsellor, and
(b)  that the counsellor is of the opinion that the child or other person understands the effect of signing the instrument.