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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 24

Effect of reassignment of sex

24 Effect of reassignment of sex

(1) A person who has had the reassignment of the person’s sex entered into a register maintained under a corresponding law is a person of the sex as reassigned.
(2) A person who is the subject of a recognition certificate is a person of the sex stated in the recognition certificate.
(3) However, the person must comply with section 23 for the reassignment of the person’s sex to be noted under this Act.
(4) If the reassignment of a person’s sex is noted under this Act, the person is a person of the sex as reassigned.
(5) A person who has an entitlement
(a) under a will; or
(b) under a trust; or
(c) otherwise by operation of law;
does not, except as otherwise provided under the will, the trust or by the law conferring the entitlement, lose the entitlement only because the reassignment of the person’s sex has been noted.
(6) In this section—

"entitlement" includes a right.



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