Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995

62C Registrars to register civil unions

(1)

A Registrar who is authorised by the Registrar-General to register civil unions must,—

(a)

if he or she receives a form under section 62B, register the information, but only to the extent that the information given is information required by the standard form; and

(b)

if he or she solemnises a civil union, register the prescribed information relating to it.

(2)

A Registrar who is not authorised by the Registrar-General to register civil unions must send to the Registrar-General, or to a Registrar specified by the Registrar-General (as the Registrar-General for the time being directs),—

(a)

any information contained on a form forwarded to the Registrar under section 62B, but only to the extent that the information is information required by the standard form; and

(b)

if the Registrar solemnises a civil union, the prescribed information relating to that civil union.

(3)

Subsections (1) and (2) may be overridden by section 82.

Section 62C: inserted, on 26 April 2005, by section 39 of the Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102).

Section 62C(1)(a): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 46 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 62C(2)(a): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 46 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).