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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 41A
41A Registering adoptions
(1) This section applies if—
(a) the registrar receives, under the
Adoption Act 2009 , section 289 , a notice of the making of a final adoption
(b) the registrar receives, under the Adoption Act 2009 ,
section 290B , a notice to record an adoption granted in another country.
(2) This section also applies if—
(a) the registrar receives—
original copy of a relevant order of another jurisdiction; or
(ii) a copy of
a relevant order of another jurisdiction certified as a true copy by an
officer with authority under the law of that jurisdiction to certify the copy;
(iii) a notice of the making of a relevant order of another State from an
officer in that State with authority under the law of that State to give the
(b) the relevant order relates to a person whose birth or
previous adoption is registered in Queensland.
(3) The registrar must
register the adoption by incorporating into the adopted children register the
notice or copy mentioned in subsection (1) or (2) .
(4) Also, the registrar
must close the adopted person’s birth entry and any previous adoption entry
(a) noting, on the birth entry or previous adoption entry (each of which
"closed entry" ), a reference to the new adoption entry; and
(b) noting, on
the new adoption entry, a reference to the closed entry or entries.
"relevant order" , of another jurisdiction, means an order made in the
jurisdiction corresponding to a final adoption order.
"State" includes New Zealand.
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