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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 11:56)
Part 3 Division 3
Division 3 Court powers
19   Orders for registration of birth or inclusion of registrable information
(1)  The District Court may, on application by an interested person or on its own initiative, order:
(a)  the registration of a birth, or
(b)  the inclusion of registrable information about a birth or a child’s parents (including details of the marriage of a child’s parents) in the Register.
(1A)  Such an order may only be made in respect of a birth:
(a)  in the case of an order under subsection (1) (a), if the birth occurred in the State, in an aircraft during a flight to an airport in the State or on a ship during a voyage to a port in the State, and
(b)  in the case of an order under subsection (1) (b), if the birth has been registered under this Act.
(2)  If any court (including any court of another State or the Commonwealth) makes a finding about a birth or a child’s parents, the court may order registration of the birth or inclusion of registrable information about the birth or the parents in the Register.