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Review of the Adoption Information Act 1990

Reference received: ​16 December 1991            


Report 69: Review of the Adoption Information Act 1992 [PDF, 964Kb], July 1992

A Summary of the Report was also published [PDF, 92Kb]​​

Tabled in parliament: 30 July 1992

​Legislative action: Adoption Information Amendment Act 1995

Judicial citation: Re Application of K (1995) 36 NSWLR 477, 488 (Brownie J); Fogwell v Ashton (1993) 17 FamLR 94; In the Matter of the Adoption of J [2009] ACTSC 49 [16]

Issues paper

​Issues Paper 7:​ Review of the Adoption Information Act 1990, March 1992

Journal article

J N Turner, "Review of the Adoption Information Act 1990 (NSW), July 1992" (1993) Monash University Law Review 343

Terms of reference

To inquire into and report on the operation of the Adoption Information Act 1990 and the Adoption Information Regulation 1991, and in particular to consider:

(i) the implementation, public awareness and administration of the legislation; and

(ii) the impact of the legislation on birth parents, children surrendered for adoption, adopting parents and the extended families of all parties.