This act with the full title "An Act to amend the Adoption of Children Act 1964-1979 in certain particulars" (Act no.42/1981) amends the Adoption of Children Act 1964 and its amendments up to and including 1979. This amendment details requirements in place when an Australian family adopt a child from outside of Australia. These requirements include disclosure of information between the Australia and the other country, the validity of international adoptions, the supervision of internationally adopted children by the Director and the provision of assistance to the adopters or adopted child by the Director. This amendment was repealed by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No.2) 1994 (Act No.87) on 1 December 1994.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Queensland Legislation', 4 April 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 11 November 2014, Last modified: 11 October 2017