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ADOPTION ACT 2009 - SECT 285
Document with no identifying information or concerning matter
285 Document with no identifying information or concerning matter
(1) This section applies if the chief executive is satisfied a document
received under section 284 does not contain—
(a) identifying information
that it may not contain; or
(b) any concerning matter.
(2) Subject to
subsection (3) , if the chief executive is able to pass it on as requested,
the chief executive must do so and then notify the sender that it has been
(3) If the document contains information that may be distressing
for the addressee (for example, news of someone’s death), the chief
executive may pass on the document in a way, and at a time, that the chief
executive considers may minimise the possible distress.
executive may arrange for an officer of the department to pass on the document
personally and give support to the addressee.
(4) If the chief executive is
not able to pass it on as requested, the chief executive must—
the sender that it is not currently possible to pass on the document; and
hold the document until it is possible to pass it on, subject to any other
request from the sender.
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