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Contents (2000 - 75)
Adoption Act 2000 No 75
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 21 February 2018 at 22:13)
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.