Adoption—access arrangement type, agreement type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Type of access arrangement
METeOR identifier:475856
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
Definition:

The type of arrangement made between relevant parties to an adoption at the time of the adoption order regarding contact with, and/or the release of information about, one or more individuals, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Adoption—access arrangement type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Contact and information exchange
2Contact only
3Information exchange only
4No contact or information exchange
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

Access by the birth parents or other relatives to the adopted child is facilitated in all states and territories. The degree to which this occurs, varies across the jurisdictions.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2013-16 Children and Families, Superseded 20/03/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2017-18 Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

DSS specific attributes +