1 Short Title and commencement


This Act may be cited as the Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997.


This Act comes into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

Section 1(2): Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997 brought into force, on 1 January 1999, by the Adoption (Intercountry) Act Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/427).