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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 22:54)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 16
16   Obligation to have birth registered
(1)  A person responsible for having the birth of a child registered must have the birth registered (as provided by section 14) within 60 days after the date of the birth.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  However, the Registrar must accept a birth registration statement given for the purposes of having a birth registered even though it is given after the end of the 60 day period.