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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 22 August 2017 at 05:41)
Historical notes
Historical notes
The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:
AmamendedLWlegislation websiteSchSchedule
ClclauseNonumberSchsSchedules
CllclausesppageSecsection
DivDivisionpppagesSecssections
DivsDivisionsRegRegulationSubdivSubdivision
GGGovernment GazetteRegsRegulationsSubdivsSubdivisions
InsinsertedReprepealedSubstsubstituted
Table of amending instruments
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62. Assented to 12.12.1995. Date of commencement, 1.1.1996, sec 2 and GG No 156 of 22.12.1995, p 8682. This Act has been amended as follows:
1996
No 22
Transgender (Anti-Discrimination and Other Acts Amendment) Act 1996. Assented to 19.6.1996.
Date of commencement, 1.10.1996, sec 2 and GG No 110 of 27.9.1996, p 6525.
1997
No 77
Administrative Decisions Legislation Amendment Act 1997. Assented to 10.7.1997.
Date of commencement of Sch 5.4, 1.1.1999, sec 2 and GG No 178 of 24.12.1998, p 9946.
1999
No 85
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999. Assented to 3.12.1999.
Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).
2000
No 75
Adoption Act 2000. Assented to 9.11.2000.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.2.2003, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 31.1.2003, p 591.
2001
No 121
Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001. Assented to 19.12.2001.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.
2007
No 5
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 2007. Assented to 15.6.2007.
Date of commencement of Sch 1, Sch 1 [2] and [8] excepted, assent, sec 2 (1); date of commencement of Sch 1 [2] and [8], 11.4.2008, sec 2 (2) and GG No 42 of 11.4.2008, p 2649.
 
No 94
Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007. Assented to 13.12.2007.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.
2008
No 23
Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Same Sex Relationships) Act 2008. Assented to 11.6.2008.
Date of commencement, 22.9.2008, sec 2 and GG No 118 of 19.9.2008, p 9283.
 
No 53
Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2008. Assented to 1.7.2008.
Date of commencement of Sch 1, 27.2.2009, sec 2 (2) and GG No 45 of 27.2.2009, p 1283.
 
No 62
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008. Assented to 1.7.2008.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.4, assent, sec 2 (2).
 
No 107
Courts and Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2008. Assented to 8.12.2008.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).
2009
No 41
Coroners Act 2009. Assented to 19.6.2009.
Date of commencement of Schs 3 and 4, 1.1.2010, sec 2 (1) and 2009 (544) LW 27.11.2009.
 
No 59
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment (Change of Name) Act 2009. Assented to 16.9.2009.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
2010
No 19
Relationships Register Act 2010. Assented to 19.5.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, 1.7.2010, sec 2 (1) and 2010 (323) LW 1.7.2010.
 
No 34
Health Practitioner Regulation Amendment Act 2010. Assented to 15.6.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2010, sec 2 (2).
 
No 73
Law Enforcement and National Security (Assumed Identities) Act 2010. Assented to 29.9.2010.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 102
Surrogacy Act 2010. Assented to 16.11.2010.
Date of commencement, 1.3.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (49) LW 11.2.2011.
2012
No 14
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment (Change of Name) Act 2012. Assented to 28.3.2012.
Date of commencement, 10.4.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (144) LW 5.4.2012.
 
No 42
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012. Assented to 21.6.2012.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.4 [1]–[6], 10.4.2012, Sch 1.4 and 2012 (144) LW 5.4.2012; date of commencement of Sch 1.4 [7]–[9], 6.7.2012, sec 2 (1).
2013
No 1
Courts and Other Legislation Further Amendment Act 2013. Assented to 28.2.2013.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.2, assent, sec 2 (1).
 
No 4
Crimes (Serious Sex Offenders) Amendment Act 2013. Assented to 19.3.2013.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 79
Adoption Legislation Amendment (Overseas Adoption) Act 2013. Assented to 29.10.2013.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 95
Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013. Assented to 20.11.2013.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.13, 1.1.2014, sec 2 (1).
2016
No 11
Assisted Reproductive Technology Amendment Act 2016. Assented to 6.4.2016.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 28 days after assent, sec 2 (1).
Table of amendments
Sec 3
Am 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (1) (2); 2010 No 19, Sch 2.1 [1].
Sec 4
Am 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [1]; 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [1]; 2010 No 34, Sch 2.1.
Sec 4A
Ins 2010 No 19, Sch 2.1 [2].
Sec 6
Am 2007 No 5, Sch 1 [1]; 2010 No 19, Sch 2.1 [3].
Sec 8
Am 2010 No 19, Sch 2.1 [4].
Sec 12
Am 2007 No 5, Sch 1 [2]; 2008 No 23, Sch 3.5 [1] [2].
Sec 18
Am 2008 No 23, Sch 3.5 [3].
Sec 19
Am 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [2].
Sec 20
Am 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (3).
Part 3, Div 6 (sec 22A)
Ins 2016 No 11, Sch 2.
Sec 23
Am 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [1]; 2013 No 79, Sch 2 [1]–[3].
Sec 24
Subst 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [2].
Sec 24A
Ins 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [3].
Sec 25
Am 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [4]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.2 [1] [2]; 2013 No 79, Sch 2 [4].
Sec 25A
Ins 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [3].
Part 4A (secs 25B–25E)
Ins 2010 No 102, Sch 2.2 [1].
Part 5, Div 1
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [1].
Sec 25F
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [1]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [1]; 2013 No 4, Sch 2.2.
Part 5, Div 2, heading
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [1].
Sec 27
Subst 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [1].
Sec 28
Am 2007 No 5, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2008 No 62, Sch 1.4 [1] [2]; 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [2].
Secs 29A, 29B
Ins 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 29C
Ins 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2010 No 73, Sch 2.1; 2010 No 102, Sch 2.2 [2].
Sec 30
Am 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [4].
Part 5, Div 3
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [2].
Secs 31A, 31B
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [2].
Sec 31C
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [2]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [2].
Sec 31D
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [2]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [3]–[6].
Secs 31E–31H
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [2].
Part 5, Div 4
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 31I
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 31J
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [7]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.13 [1].
Sec 31K
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [8].
Sec 31L
Ins 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.13 [2] [3].
Part 5A
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4).
Sec 32A
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4). Am 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [4]; 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [2] [3].
Secs 32B, 32C
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4). Am 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 32D
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4).
Secs 32DA–32DD
Ins 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [5].
Secs 32E, 32F
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4).
Sec 32G
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4). Rep 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [6].
Sec 32H
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4). Rep 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [7].
Sec 32I
Ins 1996 No 22, Sch 2 (4).
Sec 32J
Ins 2008 No 53, Sch 1 [8].
Sec 38
Am 2009 No 41, Sch 3.2 [1] [2].
Sec 39
Am 2009 No 41, Schs 3.2 [3]–[5], 4.
Part 8, Div 4, heading
Am 2013 No 1, Sch 1.2 [3].
Sec 46A
Ins 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [5]. Am 2013 No 1, Sch 1.2 [4] [5].
Sec 49
Am 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [5]; 2008 No 62, Sch 1.4 [3]; 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [5] [6]; 2010 No 102, Sch 2.2 [3]; 2013 No 79, Sch 2 [5].
Sec 51
Am 2009 No 41, Sch 4.
Sec 52
Am 2000 No 75, Sch 2.1 [6] [7]. Subst 2010 No 102, Sch 2.2 [4].
Part 8, Div 5 (secs 55A, 55B)
Ins 2007 No 5, Sch 1 [5].
Sec 56
Subst 1997 No 77, Sch 5.4. Am 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.13 [4] [5].
Sec 63
Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.24; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.
Secs 65, 66
Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.
Schs 1, 2
Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.
Sch 3
Am 2007 No 5, Sch 1 [6]–[8]; 2008 No 23, Sch 3.5 [4] [5]; 2008 No 107, Sch 3 [7]; 2009 No 59, Sch 1 [6] [7]; 2010 No 19, Sch 2.1 [5]; 2010 No 102, Sch 2.2 [5]; 2012 No 14, Sch 1 [5] [6]; 2012 No 42, Sch 1.4 [9]; 2013 No 1, Sch 1.2 [6] [7].