Adoption Files   (8038)
1881? - current  range held: 1909 - 1950


GENERAL

This series comprises adoption case files from the Nelson region. New Zealand first made statutory provision for the legal adoption of children with the passing of the Adoption of Children Act of 1881.

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Dates of Holdings : 1909 - 1950
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
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Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881
  • Adult Adoption Information Act 1985
  • Infant Life Protection Act 1893
  • Infant Life Protection Act 1907
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 5
Date Approved: 23/07/2019