Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995

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75 Persons authorised to access source documents

(1)

The following persons may inspect or obtain a copy of a source document:

(a)

the person who is the subject of the birth information, marriage information, civil union information, or name change information contained in the source document or that person’s personal representative:

(b)

a person who satisfies the Registrar-General that access is required for the maintenance of the accuracy of the registered information:

(c)

a person who satisfies the Registrar-General that access is required for a purpose consistent with the purpose of recording information under this Act that cannot be met by obtaining a certificate or print-out.

(2)

However, a person described in subsection (1)(a) may not inspect or obtain a copy of information from a register, or an index to a register, that is regarded by the Registrar-General as a source document because it is maintained in documentary form and was created before 1 January 1998.

Section 75: substituted, on 24 January 2009, by section 27 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).