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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 25
Marriages that are registrable
25 Marriages that are registrable
(1) A marriage solemnised in Queensland must be registered under this Act.
(2) A person may have a marriage registered by giving the registrar—
marriage certificate; or
(b) if the marriage was solemnised before the
commencement of the Marriage Act 1961 (Cwlth) —evidence of the marriage
required by the registrar.
(3) A marriage is taken to be solemnised in
(a) it is solemnised on a vessel; and
(b) the vessel goes to
the place where the marriage is solemnised from a port in Queensland, without
stopping at a port that is not in Queensland; and
(c) after the marriage is
solemnised, the vessel returns to a port in Queensland, without stopping at a
port that is not in Queensland.
(4) The registrar may require a person giving
a marriage certificate under subsection (2) (a) to also give it
electronically, if it is reasonably practicable for the person to do so.
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