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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.
notice or application is given electronically if it is given—
(a) in an
electronic format, and in a way, approved by the registrar; or
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 .
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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