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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 06:39)
Part 2 Division 3
Division 3 Reciprocal administrative arrangements
11   Reciprocal administrative arrangements
(1)  The Minister may enter into an arrangement with the Minister responsible for the administration of a corresponding law providing for:
(a)  the exercise by the Registrar of functions of the registering authority under the corresponding law, and
(b)  the exercise by the registering authority under the corresponding law of functions of the Registrar under this Act.
(2)  When an arrangement is in force under this section:
(a)  the Registrar may exercise, to the extent authorised by the arrangement (but subject to the conditions of the arrangement), the functions of the registering authority under the corresponding law, and
(b)  the registering authority under the corresponding law may exercise, to the extent authorised by the arrangement (but subject to the conditions of the arrangement), the functions of the Registrar under this Act and anything done by the registering authority under this paragraph is taken to have been done by the Registrar under this Act.
(3)  An arrangement under this section may:
(a)  establish a database in which information is recorded for the benefit of all the participants in the arrangement, and
(b)  provide for access to information contained in the database, and
(c)  provide for payments by or to participants in the arrangement for services provided under the arrangement.