(Family Court, MacDonald J, 18 November 2020)
Parentage – Declaration – Adoption order made – Whether biological father could apply for a declaration of parentage under s 55A(1) of the Family Law Act 1986
The judge held that the biological father could apply for a declaration of parentage following the grant of an adoption order.
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Case No: PR20P00303
IN THE FAMILY COURT
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Hearing date: 29 September 2020
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I direct that no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic. Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10.30am on 18 November 2020.