Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information) Amendment Regulations 2018

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of September 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 88(1)(b) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 5 November 2018.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 7 amended (Death certificates)

Replace regulation 7(1)(a)(xiid) with:

(xiid)

the sex and age of any children of the person who were still living when the person died:

(xiie)

the sex and age at death of any children of the person who were deceased when the person died (and an indication that they are deceased):

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 5 November 2018, amend the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information) Regulations 1995 (the principal regulations). The amendment adds a requirement that a person’s death certificate must include details of any children of the person who were deceased when the person died. The principal regulations already require a person’s death certificate to include details of any children still living when the person died.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 September 2018.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.