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Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 4 February 2019 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 04:44)
155 Contact veto may be lodged only for adoptions before Adoption Information Act 1990
(cf AI Act s 17)
A person may lodge a contact veto only if:(a) the order for adoption of the adopted person was made under the Adoption of Children Act 1965 (or a former Act within the meaning of that Act) before the date of assent to the Adoption Information Act 1990, or(b) the adoption of the adopted person in another State or in a country outside Australia was recognised under the Adoption of Children Act 1965 as having been effected before the date of assent to the Adoption Information Act 1990.Note.The date of assent to the Adoption Information Act 1990 was 26 October 1990.