Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
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Part 6
Part 6 Registration of marriages
33   Cases in which registration of marriage is required
If a marriage is solemnised in the State in accordance with law, the marriage must be registered under this Act.
34   How to have marriage registered
A person has a marriage registered by lodging with the Registrar a certificate of the marriage under the Marriage Act 1961 of the Commonwealth or, if the marriage was solemnised before the commencement of that Act, the evidence of the marriage required by the Registrar.1
 1Under section 50 (4) of the Marriage Act 1961 of the Commonwealth the authorised celebrant (within the meaning of that Act) is responsible for lodging the certificate of marriage with the Registrar.
35   Registration of marriage
A marriage may be registered by:
(a)  including the marriage certificate as part of the Register, or
(b)  including particulars of the marriage in the Register.