Application type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:470476
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.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
1Application for identifying information
2Application for non-identifying information

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.

Relational attributes

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