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Petition for adoption law reform – adoption and surrogacy

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 4:02 pm | Adoption Action

Adoption Action agrees that the Adoption Act 1955 is long overdue for review. The Law Commission stated this very strongly in 2000. More >>

Getting adoption reform back on political agendas

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:20 pm | Adoption Action

Adoption Action Inc. is urging all political parties to make the reform of outdated adoption laws part of their policy platforms. More >>

Adoption Action Seeks Ruling From Human Rights Tribunal

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 9:43 am | Adoption Action

Adoption Action has brought a claim that New Zealand’s adoption laws discriminate in ten different respects in which discrimination is unlawful under the Human Rights Act and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act. The claim will be heard by the Human ... More >>

Need for reform of New Zealand’s outdated adoption law

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 10:57 am | Adoption Action

Australian Government’s adoption apology spotlights need for reform of New Zealand’s outdated adoption law More >>

Adoption Law Reform Overlooked - Yet Again

Monday, 13 February 2012, 7:56 pm | Adoption Action

No one disputes that the Adoption Act 1955 is in urgent need of reform. It reflects social attitudes and values of a bygone era and arguably discriminates on the grounds of age, sex, marital status, religious belief, ethnic origin, disability and sexual ... More >>

NZ Adoption Laws Breach Anti-Discrimination Laws

Friday, 29 July 2011, 10:28 am | Adoption Action

Adoption Action has filed a claim with the Human Rights Review Tribunal complaining that the Adoption Act 1955 and other adoption laws and practice notes are inconsistent with the anti-discrimination provisions of the Human Rights Act 1993 and the New ... More >>

 

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