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SR 2003 No. 341 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Regulations 1998.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2004
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2004
Gazetted 23 Dec 2003
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2003 No. 3412

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Family Law Act 1975.

Dated 18 December 2003

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

PHILIP RUDDOCK


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Regulations 1998

                Schedule 1 amends the Family Law (Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption) Regulations 1998.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Schedule 2

substitute

Schedule 2        Convention countries

(regulation 4)

Country

Date

Albania

1 January 2001

Andorra

1 December 1998

Austria

1 September 1999

Bolivia

1 July 2002

Brazil

1 July 1999

Bulgaria

1 September 2002

Burkina Faso

1 December 1998

Burundi

1 February 1999

Canada — in relation only to the following Provinces and Territories:

 

   (a)  Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba,
New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and the Yukon Territory

1 December 1998

  (b)  Northwest Territories

1 April 2000

   (c)  Nova Scotia

1 October 1999

  (d)  Nunavut

1 September 2001

   (e)  Ontario

1 December 1999

Chile

1 November 1999

Colombia

1 December 1998

Costa Rica

1 December 1998

Cyprus

1 December 1998

Czech Republic

1 June 2000

Denmark (other than Faroe Islands and Greenland)

1 December 1998

Ecuador

1 December 1998

El Salvador

1 March 1999

Estonia

1 June 2002

Finland

1 December 1998

France (other than the overseas territories)

1 December 1998

Georgia

1 August 1999

Germany

1 March 2002

Iceland

15 August 2000

Israel

1 June 1999

Italy

1 May 2000

Latvia

1 December 2002

Lithuania

1 December 1998

Luxembourg

1 November 2002

Mauritius

1 January 1999

Mexico

1 December 1998

Moldova

1 December 1998

Monaco

1 October 1999

Mongolia

30 November 2000

Netherlands

1 December 1998

New Zealand

1 January 1999

Norway

1 December 1998

Panama

1 January 2000

Paraguay

1 December 1998

Peru

1 December 1998

Philippines

1 December 1998

Poland

1 December 1998

Romania

1 December 1998

Slovakia

1 October 2001

Slovenia

1 May 2002

Spain

1 December 1998

Sri Lanka

1 December 1998

Sweden

1 December 1998

Switzerland

1 January 2003

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland — extended to the following territory:

1 June 2003

   (a)  the Isle of Man

1 November 2003

Venezuela

1 December 1998


Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1998 No. 249, as amended by 1999 No. 283; 2000 No. 312.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 23 December 2003.