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Articles for the keyword(s) "Intercountry adoption"

"Conflict of Laws: T v North Shore District Court"

Tony Angelo, 2004

The author notes briefly that T v North Shore District Court (HC Auckland, Miller J, 5 March 2004, CIV 2003-404-6528 and Harrison J, 21 April 2004) confirms the position in respect of countries not covered by the Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1977: an adoption under s 17 of the Adoption Act 1955 is valid without the application of the investigatory procedures of the Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1977.

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"The Impact of the Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997 on Pasifika Adoptions - a Manukau perspective"

Margaret Rogers, 2014

This paper considers the impact of the Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997 on adoptions of Pasifika born children. It outlines the statutory criteria that must be fulfilled before an adoption order can be made and argues that the legislation should be modernised.

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"International Adoption and Surrogacy in New Zealand"

Dinah Kennedy, 2014

This paper outlines the international adoption process for New Zealand couples who wish to adopt a foreign born baby (under traditional adoption), or who wish to adopt a baby pursuant to a surrogacy arrangement.