Legislation, regulations and rules

In Victoria, adoption is governed by the:

Adoption Act 1984 (Vic) (“Adoption Act”);

Adoption Regulations 2008 (Vic) (“Adoption Regulations”);

Adoption (Intercountry Fees) Regulations 2012 (Vic); and

Supreme Court (Adoption) Rules 2015 (Vic) (“Adoption Rules”) – chapter IV: Rules of the Supreme Court.