The Child Welfare Agreement Ordinance 1962 (Act no. 12/1962) was 'an Ordinance to approve an Agreement for the variation of the Agreement entered into between the Commonwealth and the State of New South Wales for the reception, detention and maintenance in institutions in the State of New South Wales of children committed to those institutions by the Courts of the Australian Capital Territory and for other purposes' (full title). It commenced on 1 January 1963 and was repealed by the Children's Services Act 1986 on 30 June 1987.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Northern Territory Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Christine Moje
Created: 23 January 2014, Last modified: 21 October 2014