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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 08:12)
Chapter 8 Part 1 Section 133A
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.