Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995

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Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995

Public Act1995 No 16
Date of assent31 March 1995

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.


Contents

Title

Amendments to Marriage Act 1955

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Consequential amendments and repeals

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An Act to provide for—

  • (a) The recording of information relating to births, citizenship by birth, names, adoptions, sexual assignment and reassignment, deaths, marriages, and civil unions; and

  • (b) Access to information recorded in respect of any such matter; and

  • (c) The provision and effect of certificates relating to information recorded in respect of any birth, death, marriage, or civil union

  • Paragraph (a) was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 46 Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102) by substituting the words marriages, and civil unions for the words and marriages.

  • Paragraph (a) was amended, as from 21 April 2005, by section 16 Citizenship Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 43) by inserting the words citizenship by birth, after the expression births,.

  • Paragraph (c) was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 46 Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102) by substituting the words marriage, or civil union for the words or marriage.

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