Adoption—relationship of person who lodged an application, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Relationship of person who lodged an application
METeOR identifier:470490
Registration status:Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
Definition:

The relationship of the person, who lodged an application for information about an adoption or a veto, to the adoptive child, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Adoption—person who lodged an application for information

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Adopted person
2Adoptive mother
3Adoptive father
4Birth mother
5Birth father
6Other birth relative(s)
7Other adoptive relative(s)
8Child of adopted person
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Information is collected up to three times:

  • Once for a person lodging an application for information,
    Once for person lodging a veto within the reporting period and,
    Once for vetoes in place at 30th June.

Data are collected on applications for information from adult applicants (aged 18 years and over) who have gone through a screening process and have been identified as having an entitlement to receive information.

Data are collected on the lodgement of vetoes and vetoes in place at 30 June for adults (aged 18 years and over). If legislation or policy allows an individual to lodge more than one contact or more than one identifying information veto (for example to veto the release of information to certain people but not to others), this should only be recorded as one contact veto or one information veto.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Adoption—person who lodged a veto, party to an adoption, code N[N] Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

Has been superseded by Adoption—person who lodged an application for information, party to an adoption code N[N] Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

Has been superseded by Adoption—person who lodged an application for information, party to an adoption code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 02/12/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Adoptions DSS 2011-13 Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +