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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 18 October 2017 at 14:58)
Part 3 Division 2 Section 18
18   Registration of parentage details
The Registrar must not include registrable information about the identity of a child’s parent in the Register unless:
(a)  both parents of the child make a joint application for the inclusion of the information, or
(b)  one parent of the child makes an application for the inclusion of the information and the other parent cannot join in the application because he or she is dead or cannot be found, or for some other reason, or
(c)  one parent of the child makes an application for the inclusion of the information and the Registrar is satisfied that the other parent does not dispute the correctness of that information, or
(d)  a court orders the inclusion of the information in the Register, or
(e)  a court makes a finding that a particular person is a parent of the child, or
(f)  the Registrar is entitled under any law (including a law of another State or the Commonwealth) to make a presumption as to the identity of the child’s parent, or
(g)  the regulations authorise the Registrar to include the information.