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ADOPTION ACT 2009 - SECT 152
Application of div 1 when further selection required
152 Application of div 1 when further selection required
(1) This division applies to a child (whether or not the child is an
intercountry adoption child) if—
(a) the chief executive selects the
child’s prospective adoptive parents under division 2 ; and
(b) an interim
order is made in favour of the prospective adoptive parents; and
interim order is discharged.
(2) This division applies to an
intercountry adoption child if the persons who were the child’s prospective
adoptive parents stop having custody of the child because—
(a) the chief
executive, as the child’s guardian under a delegation from the Minister
responsible for administering the
Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946 (Cwlth) , removes the child
from their custody; or
(b) the Childrens Court makes an order under
section 194 (1) (a) .
(3) A reference in this section to a child’s
prospective adoptive parents includes, for a proposed adoption by a single
person, that person.
(4) In this section—
"intercountry adoption child" means a child brought to Queensland from another
country to be adopted under arrangements made between the chief executive and
the competent authority for the other country.
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