Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 1997

Reprint
as at 24 January 2009

Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 35
Date of assent28 July 1997

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title
2 Particulars of father where not married to mother
  • Section 15 of the principal Act is amended by omitting from the final subsection the expression (7), and substituting the expression (8).

3 Transfer of charge of body
4 Registrar-General's indexes
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 74(1A) and (1B) of the principal Act.

    (2) This section amended s 2 of the principal Act by substituting the definition of the term index.

    (3) [Repealed]

    (4) [Repealed]

    Section 4(3): repealed, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

    Section 4(4): repealed, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

5 Restrictions on searches where error relating to person's sex has been corrected or sexual assignment or reassignment has been registered
  • Section 77 of the principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (8)(c) and subsection (9)(a) the expression 28, and substituting in each case the expression 30(1).

6 Restrictions on searches relating to new names of certain witnesses
  • This section substituted s 78(4)(a) of the principal Act.

7 Further consequential amendments
  • The enactments specified in the Schedule are amended in the manner indicated in that schedule.


Schedule
Further amendments consequential on enactment of principal Act

Section 7

Enactment AmendedAmendment
1948, No 36—The Tuberculosis Act 1948 (RS Vol 11, p 693)

By repealing section 6, and substituting the following section:

6
  • (1) Forthwith after receiving a doctor's certificate stating that the person to whose death it relates was affected by tuberculosis, a Registrar must give the Medical Officer of Health written notice of that fact.

    (2) In subsection (1), the terms doctor's certificate and Registrar have the meanings given to them by section 2 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995.

1970, No 143—The Pharmacy Act 1970 (RS Vol 21, p 691) 
1979, No 27—The Toxic Substances Act 1979

By repealing section 76(2), and substituting the following subsections:

  • (2) Forthwith after receiving a doctor's certificate stating that the person to whose death it relates was affected by poisoning, a Registrar must give the Medical Officer of Health written notice of that fact.

  • (2A) In subsection (2), the terms doctor's certificate and Registrar have the meanings given to them by section 2 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995.

1982, No 118—The Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act 1982

By repealing section 45(1)(a), and substituting the following paragraph:

  • (a) Of a death certificate or doctor's certificate (within the meaning of section 2 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995) relating to the death of the member or other person; or.

1988, No 150—The Dental Act 1988 
1993, No 87—The Electoral Act 1993

By inserting in section 3(1), after the definition of the term Registrar, the following definition:

Registrar of Births and Deaths means Registrar within the meaning of section 2 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995.

1994, No 107—The Veterinarians Act 1994

By omitting from section 20(1) the words of Births and Deaths, and substituting the words (within the meaning of section 2 of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995).

By omitting from section 20(3) the words of Births and Deaths.

  • The item relating to the Dental Act 1988 was omitted, as from 18 September 2004, by section 175(4) Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48). See sections 178 to 227 of that Act as to the transitional provisions.

  • The item relating to the Electoral Act 1993 was amended, as from 18 March 2002, by section 20 Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1) by omitting so much as relates to section 93(1) of that Act.

  • The item relating to the Pharmacy Act 1970 was omitted, as from 18 September 2004, by section 175(4) Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48). See sections 178 to 227 of that Act as to the transitional provisions.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 1997. It incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 24 January 2009. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48): section 47