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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 15 June 2018 to date (accessed 25 June 2018 at 19:37)
Chapter 8 Part 4 Section 159
159   When contact veto takes effect
(cf AI Act s 22)
(1)  In this section, relevant period means the period of 5 working days or, if a different period is prescribed by the regulations, that period.
(2)  A contact veto takes effect on the expiration of the relevant period or after details of the contact veto are endorsed on the original birth certificate, amended birth certificate or authority to supply adoption information concerned, whichever occurs sooner.