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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 October 2017 at 22:02)
Part 8 Division 4 Section 46
46   General access to Register
(1)  The Registrar may, on conditions the Registrar considers appropriate:
(a)  allow a person or organisation that has an adequate reason for wanting access to the Register, access to the Register, or
(b)  provide a person or organisation that has an adequate reason for wanting information from the Register, with information extracted from the Register.
(2)  In deciding whether an applicant has an adequate reason for wanting access to the Register, or information extracted from the Register, the Registrar must have regard to:
(a)  the nature of the applicant’s interest, and
(b)  the sensitivity of the information, and
(c)  the use to be made of the information, and
(d)  other relevant factors.
(3)  In deciding the conditions on which access to the Register, or information extracted from the Register, is to be given under this section, the Registrar must, as far as practicable, protect the persons to whom the entries in the Register relate from unjustified intrusion on their privacy.