This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend regulation 9 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information) Regulations 1995, which prescribes the information that must be contained in a name change certificate. The amendment provides that a person's full name at birth must be contained in the certificate.
Date of notification in Gazette: 12 May 2011.
These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.