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Northern Territory - Legislation

Adoption of Children Ordinance 1964 (1967 - 1994)

Principal Act

The Adoption of Children Ordinance 1964 (Act no. 67/1964) repealed the Adoption of Children Ordinance 1949. Its full title was "An Ordinance relating to the Adoption of Children". It was assented to on 18 December 1964 but did not commence until 22 March 1967. It was repealed by the Adoption of Children Act 1994 (Act No. 17/1994) on 3 May 1994.

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