Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995

78A Disclosure of birth information, death information, marriage information, civil union information, and name change information to certain specified agencies for certain purposes

(1)

The purpose of this section is to authorise the disclosure of birth information, death information, marriage information, civil union information, and name change information to certain specified agencies for certain purposes.

(2)

The Registrar-General and the chief executive of a specified agency listed in the first column of Schedule 1A may enter into an agreement for the disclosure by the Registrar-General to the chief executive of any information described in the second column of that schedule in relation to the specified agency only for the purpose described in the third column of that schedule in relation to the information.

(3)

An agreement entered into under subsection (2) may be varied by the Registrar-General and the chief executive.

(4)

The Registrar-General may disclose birth information, death information, marriage information, civil union information, and name change information to the chief executive under this section only in accordance with Schedule 1A and an agreement entered into under subsection (2).

(4A)

Sections 74, 75A(2)(b), 75B(2), and 75D(2) do not apply if this section applies.

(5)

In this section, specified agency has the meaning given to it by section 97 of the Privacy Act 1993.

(6)

In this section, a reference to the chief executive of a specified agency means, in the case of the Government Superannuation Fund Authority or the National Provident Fund, a reference to the Board of the Government Superannuation Fund Authority or, as the context requires, the Board of Trustees of the National Provident Fund.

Section 78A: inserted, on 27 September 2001, by section 3 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 56).

Section 78A heading: amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 29(1) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 78A heading: amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 46 of the Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102).

Section 78A(1): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 29(2) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 78A(1): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 46 of the Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102).

Section 78A(4): amended, on 27 February 2013, by section 4 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 3).

Section 78A(4): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 29(3) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 78A(4): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 46 of the Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102).

Section 78A(4A): inserted, on 24 January 2009, by section 29(4) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 78A(6): added, on 24 January 2009, by section 29(5) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).