You are using a version of the website built for webcrawlers and people whose devices cannot use javascript.
Some functionality will not be available.
Warning: This page is an archive.
General administrative information and links are not current and should not be used.
Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 13:49)
Chapter 7 Section 131
131   Sending of records of orders to other States and countries
(cf AC Act s 62)
(1)  The nominated officer must give a certified record of an adoption order, or a discharge order, made by the Court in relation to a child (whose birth or previous adoption the nominated officer has reason to believe is registered in another State) to the appropriate authority of the other State.
(2)  The nominated officer must give a certified record of an adoption order, or a declaration, made by the Court under Chapter 5 in relation to a child from a country outside Australia to the appropriate authority of the country.
(3)  The record is to be sent as soon as practicable after the order or declaration concerned is made.
(4)  A record required to be sent by this section is to contain such information as is prescribed by the regulations.
(5)  In this section:
appropriate authority means the person or body in another State or a country outside Australia having the functions prescribed by the regulations.
certified record means a record certified by a nominated officer in writing, or in any other manner permitted by law, to be a true record.