Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Division 1 Keeping the Register
43 The Register
(1) The Registrar must maintain a register or registers of registrable events.(2) The Register:(a) must contain the particulars of each registrable event required under this Act, or another law, to be included in the Register, and(b) may contain such further information as the Registrar considers appropriate for inclusion.(3) The Register may be wholly or partly in the form of a computer data base, in documentary form, or in another form the Registrar considers appropriate.(4) The Registrar must maintain the indexes to the Register that are necessary to make the information contained in the Register reasonably accessible.(5) A reference in this Act to the Register is a reference to all the registers kept under subsection (1).(6) The Register may be referred to as the Births, Deaths and Marriages Register and a reference in any Act or any instrument made under any Act to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Register is taken to be a reference to the Register.