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Adoption—finalised adoption

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term650120
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
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The severing of a legal relationship between a child and the biological parents and the transferring in full of the legal relationship of parent and child to the adoptive parent(s).

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Object class:Adoption
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A legal process by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parent(s) and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parent(s).

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Finalised adoption
Definition:Help on this term

The severing of a legal relationship between a child and the biological parents and the transferring in full of the legal relationship of parent and child to the adoptive parent(s).

Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015. Adoptions Australia 2014–15. Child welfare series no. 62. Cat. no. CWS 56. Canberra: AIHW.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Adoption—number of adoptions finalised Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Adoption—finalised adoption, total number N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

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