Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill 1998

Bill No.122

SynopsisThe principal purpose of the Bill is to retain the traditional framework of compulsory civil registrations while facilitating the introduction of common services across Australia. It is designed to more adequately address the needs of contemporary society by acknowledging changes in social attitudes, recognise the cultural diversity of our community and the existence of modern technology and administrative procedures. The Bill will promote consistency in registration, practice and services across all jurisdictions resulting in improved service delivery to all Australians.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 04/28/1998
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/28/1998  
First Reading 04/28/1998  
Second Reading 04/28/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   

1. Explanatory notes provided.
2 Committee reported on May 27, 1998