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Intercountry adoption

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Synonymous names:Help on this termIntercountry adoption
METeOR identifier:Help on this term689421
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018
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An adoption of a child/children from countries other than Australia who may legally be placed for adoption, but who generally have had no previous contact with the adoptive parent(s). There are 2 categories of intercountry adoptions: Hague adoption and non-Hague adoption. There are 2 arrangements for intercountry adoptions: full adoption order in child’s country of origin, and guardianship order in child’s country of origin.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Intercountry adoption Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

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Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

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