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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION ACT 2003 - SECT 54A

How notice or application is given electronically

54A How notice or application is given electronically

(1) This section applies if, under this Act, a person is required or permitted to give a notice or application to the registrar electronically.
(2) The notice or application is given electronically if it is given—
(a) in an electronic format, and in a way, approved by the registrar; or
Examples of electronic formats and ways of giving information—
• capturing the information in an electronic form (for example, an HTML web form, a mobile application or a SmartForm) that is submitted through an online system provided by the registrar
• including the information in a data file that is transmitted electronically between 2 computer systems
(b) under the Electronic Transactions (Queensland) Act 2001 .
Note—
Under the Electronic Transactions (Queensland) Act 2001 , the person to whom the information is required or permitted to be given (in this case, the registrar) must consent to the information being given by an electronic communication. See sections 11 (2) and 12 (2) of that Act.
(3) Also, a requirement for the notice or application to be given in the approved form is complied with if the information required in the approved form is given under subsection (2) .



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