Kōrero: Adoption

Adult Adoption Information Act 1985

The Adult Adoption Information Act 1985 made it possible for adopted children to find out the identity of their birth parents, and vice versa. Both could place a veto on the release of their personal information if the adoption had occurred before the law change.

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Anne Else, 'Adoption - From secrecy to openness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/26061/adult-adoption-information-act-1985 (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Anne Else, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2018