Adoption case files   (21632)
1882? - c.2003  range held: 1921 - 1943


GENERAL

The files in this series contained legal papers, correspondence, affidavits of character and means of adoptive parents, and copies of birth certificates relating to the adoption of children through the Napier District Court .

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Dates of Holdings : 1921 - 1943
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
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Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881 Amendment 1885
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Adult Adoption Information Act 1985
  • Guardianship of Infants Amendment Act 1927
  • Infants Act 1908
  • Infants Amendment Act 1950
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 2
Date Approved: 27/02/2018