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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 22 July 2018 at 21:02)
Chapter 5 Part 1
Part 1 Australian adoptions
102   Recognition of Australian adoptions
(cf AC Act s 45)
An order for the adoption of a person that was made in another State (whether before or after the commencement of this section) that:
(a)  is in accordance with, and
(b)  has not been rescinded under,
a law of that State is to be treated as having the same effect as an adoption order made under this Act.