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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 21 July 2017 at 12:44)
Part 3 Division 5 Section 21
21   Name of child
(1)  The birth registration statement must state the name of the child.
(2)  However, the Registrar may assign a name to the child if:
(a)  the name stated in the birth registration statement is a prohibited name, or
(b)  the birth registration statement is lodged by both parents of the child and they satisfy the Registrar that they are unable to agree on the child’s name.