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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.
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.
(a) 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 ; and
(b) changes to a person’s name under a cultural recognition order or the
discharge of a cultural recognition order are not dealt with under this part
but under sections 41DA and 41DB .
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