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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 22:14)
Chapter 8 Part 3 Section 145
145   Definitions
(cf AI Act s 15B)
In this Part:
advance notice period means:
(a)  the period after an application for personal information relating to a person is made (not being greater than 3 months) prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph, or
(b)  if the Secretary so directs in relation to a particular advance notice request, such longer period (not being greater than the period (if any) prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph) after an application for personal information relating to a person is made as is specified by the Secretary.
nominated contact address means the address entered on the Advance Notice Register under section 148 (2) (b).
personal information relating to a person means:
(a)  the person’s original birth certificate, amended birth certificate or adopted person’s birth record, or
(b)  prescribed information relating to the person, or
(c)  if the regulations authorise supply of adoption information relating to the person on issue of authority to supply the adoption information—the authority.