Victorian Consolidated Regulations

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Witnesses to consent

    (1)     For the purposes of section 34(2)(a) of the Act, each of the following is a prescribed official of a court—

        (a)     the prothonotary or a deputy prothonotary of the Supreme Court;

        (b)     the registrar or a deputy registrar of the County Court;

        (c)     a registrar of the Magistrates' Court.

    (2)     A person in whose presence the form of consent is signed must not sign the statements in Form 6 or Form 7 of Schedule 1 (as the case may be) unless the person believes that the person giving consent understands—

        (a)     the effect of an adoption order; and

        (b)     the procedure for revoking consent to the adoption; and

        (c)     the procedure for extending the period for revoking consent to the adoption.

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