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Contents (1995 - 62)
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Current version for 4 May 2016 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 04:23)
Part 3 Division 5 Section 22
22   Dispute about child’s name
(1)  If there is a dispute between parents about a child’s name, either parent may apply to the District Court for a resolution of the dispute.
(2)  On an application under subsection (1), the District Court may:
(a)  resolve the dispute about the child’s name as the Court considers appropriate, and
(b)  order the Registrar to register the child’s name in a form specified in the order.
(3)  If any court (including any court of another State or the Commonwealth) resolves a dispute about a child’s name, the court may order the Registrar to register the child’s name in a form specified in the order.