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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 16:22)
Chapter 8 Part 4 Section 156
156   How contact veto is lodged
(cf AI Act s 18)
(1)  A person entitled to lodge a contact veto may do so by notifying the Secretary in writing that he or she objects to contact being made with him or her by a person or any class of persons referred to in the notification.
(2)  The notification is to be in a form approved by the Secretary.
(3)  A contact veto is not duly lodged unless the person provides the Secretary with proof (to the satisfaction of the Secretary) of his or her identity.
(4)  A person lodging a contact veto may also leave a message for a person concerned in or affected by an adoption with the Secretary.