Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2018


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An Act to amend the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 and the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2015 for particular purposes

The Parliament of Queensland enacts—

Part 1 Preliminary

1Short title

This Act may be cited as the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 2018.

2Act amended

This part amends the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 .

3Amendment of s 22 (When a sexual reassignment may be noted)

(1)Section 22 , heading, ‘When a sexual’—
omit, insert—

Sexual

(2)Section 22 , from ‘only’ to ‘married’—
omit.

4Insertion of new pt 9, div 8

Part 9
insert—

Division 8 Transitional provision for Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 2018

67Transitional provision for particular applications

Section 22, as in force at the commencement, applies to—
(a)an application made under section 23, but not finally dealt with, before the commencement; and
(b)an application made under section 23 after the commencement, whether or not the person underwent sexual reassignment surgery before the commencement.

5Regulation amended

This part amends the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2015 .

6Amendment of s 12 (Noting reassignment of sex—Act, s 23)

Section 12 (2)(d)—
omit.

© State of Queensland 2018