This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations amend the Schedule of the principal regulations, which sets out the fees to be paid in relation to certain matters under the Marriage Act 1955 (the Act).
The amendments change the amounts of the fees and introduce new fees.
The amendments introduce fees for applications for appointment as a marriage celebrant, whether as a celebrant nominated by an approved organisation under section 10 of the Act or as an independent celebrant under section 11 of the Act. Fees are also introduced for applications under section 12 of the Act to continue to act as a marriage celebrant.
Regulatory impact statement
The Department of Internal Affairs produced a regulatory impact statement on 1 February 2017 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.
A copy of this regulatory impact statement can be found at—
Date of notification in Gazette: 20 April 2017.
These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.