Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 2021

79 Certificates as evidence

(1)

A certificate issued under this Act is admissible as evidence in any legal proceedings and is presumed, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, to be an accurate record of the information recorded in the registry as at the date of issue.

(2)

Any individual, private sector agency, or public sector agency authorised or required to ascertain an individual’s sex or gender for a particular purpose may take into account either or both of the following:

(a)

the information contained in a certificate issued under this Act:

(b)

any other relevant information.