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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 18
Child’s consent to change of name
18 Child’s consent to change of name
(1) The registrar must not approve an application to register the change of
the name of a child who is 12 years or more unless the registrar is satisfied
that the child—
(a) consents to the change of name; or
(b) is unable to
understand the meaning and implications of the change of name.
(1) does not apply if a Magistrates Court has approved the change of name.
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