Adoptions

SAT reviews decisions relating to the licensing of private adoption agencies and contact and mediation services. It also reviews decisions related to the accreditation of a corporation to undertake Hague Convention adoption functions.

Other decisions under the Adoption Regulations Act 1995 can be reviewed by the Director General of the Department of Child Protection or appealed to the Family Court.

Applications for adoption and applications for licences to offer adoption services are handled through the Department of Child Protection.

Last updated: 19-Dec-2013

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