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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 08:21)
Chapter 8 Part 1
Part 1 Preliminary
133   Prescribed information
(cf AI Act s 5)
(1)  For the purposes of this Act, prescribed information is information of a kind prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  Different kinds of information may be prescribed:
(a)  for different classes of persons to whom the information relates, or
(b)  for different classes of persons to whom the information is supplied under this Act.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not limit the different kinds of information that may be prescribed.
133A   Definition of “presumptive father”
In this Chapter:
presumptive father of an adopted person means a man who claims to be the birth parent of the adopted person and who:
(a)  is shown on the adopted person’s original birth certificate as the adopted person’s father, or
(b)  is a person whom the Secretary, Registrar or other information source is entitled to presume, under any law (including a law of another State, the Commonwealth or of a country outside Australia), to be the adopted person’s father.