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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 27 May 2017 at 16:05)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 13
13   Cases in which registration of birth is required or authorised
(1)  If a child is born in the State, the birth must be registered under this Act.
(2)  If a court1 orders the registration of a birth, the birth must be registered under this Act.
Note.
 1The power to order registration of birth may be exercised by courts of this State and also by courts of other States and the Commonwealth (see section 19).
(3)  If a child is born:
(a)  in an aircraft during a flight to an airport in the State, or
(b)  on a ship during a voyage to a port in the State,
the birth may be registered under this Act.
(4)  If a child is born outside the Commonwealth, but the child is to become (or in the case of a stillbirth, was to become) a resident of the State, the birth may be registered under this Act.
(5)  However, the birth of a child born outside the State is not to be registered under this Act if the birth is registered under a corresponding law.