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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 15

Change of name by registration

15 Change of name by registration

(1) A person’s name may be changed by registration of the change under this part, unless the change has been registered under a corresponding law.
(2) A change of name includes the addition of a name.
(3) It is no longer possible in Queensland to change a person’s name by deed poll.
(4) However, this part does not prevent the change of a person’s name by repute or usage.
(5) Also, changes to a person’s name under a parentage order or discharge order are not dealt with under this part but under sections 41D and 41E .



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