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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
(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.
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
(6) In this section—
"entitlement" includes a right.
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