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South Australia - Legislation

Adoption Act 1988 (1989 - )

  • Adoption Act 1988

    Adoption Act 1988, courtesy of AIATSIS.
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1989
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Principal Act
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http://www6.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb/au/legis/sa/num_act/aa90o1988153/

The Adoption Act 1988 (Act No. 90/1988) was assented to on 1 December 1988 and commenced on 17 August 1989. Its long title is 'An Act to provide for the adoption of children; to repeal the Adoption of Children Act, 1967; to amend the Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act, 1979; and for other purposes'. It introduced the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle and recognised traditional Aboriginal marriages for the purpose of adoption.

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Adoption Act 1988
Title
Adoption Act 1988
Type
Document
Date
1988
Source
AIATSIS

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Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009, http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/collections-online/digitised-collections/remove-and-protect/south-australia;

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing, Christine Moje