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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 06:44)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Objects of Act
The objects of this Act are to provide for:
(a)  the registration of births, deaths and marriages in New South Wales, and
(b)  the registration of adoption information, and
(c)  the registration of changes of name and the recording of changes of sex, and
(d)  the keeping of registers for recording and preserving information about births, adoptions, deaths, marriages, registered relationships, changes of name and changes of sex in perpetuity, and
(e)  access to the information in the registers in appropriate cases by government or private agencies and members of the public, from within and outside the State, and
(f)  the issue of certified information from the registers, and
(g)  the collection and dissemination of statistical information.