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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 31

Court order relating to registration of death

31 Court order relating to registration of death

(1) The District Court, on application by an interested person or on its own initiative, may order the registrar to—
(a) register the death of a person who died in Queensland; or
(b) include or correct application information about a person’s death in the register of deaths.
(2) However, a person must not apply for an order under subsection (1) if the person has, under section 49 , applied to QCAT for a review of a decision of the registrar in relation to the same matter.
(3) An order under subsection (1) (a) must state—
(a) that the death happened in Queensland; and
(b) the name of the person; and
(c) the date or approximate date of the person’s death; and
(d) any other particulars about the death prescribed under a regulation.



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