Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016|
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of application made to seek information about an individual.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Parties to an adoption may apply for access to identifying or non-identifying information.
CODE 1 Application for identifying information
‘Identifying information’ is information, such as the original birth certificate (adopted persons) or the amended birth certificate (birth parents), which identifies the actual person about whom the information is being sought.
CODE 2 Application for non-identifying information
‘Non-identifying information’ does not identify the person about whom the information is sought; this can include age of birth parent(s) and place of birth.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Adoption—application for information type, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
Adoption—application for information type, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016