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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 28 April 2017 at 10:46)
Part 8 Division 2 Section 44
44   Registrar’s powers of inquiry
(1)  The Registrar may conduct an inquiry to find out:
(a)  whether a registrable event has happened, or
(b)  particulars of a registrable event, or
(c)  whether particulars of a specific registrable event have been correctly recorded in the Register.
(2)  The Registrar may, by notice given to a person who may be able to provide information relevant to an inquiry under this section, require the person to answer specified questions or to provide other information within a time and manner specified in the notice.
(3)  A person who fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a notice under subsection (2) is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.