Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA923
Title: REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES
Start Date: 17 Jul 1989
End Date:
Description:

Registration of births, deaths and marriages. Performing civil marriages. Registering marriage celebrants under Federal legislation. The Registry remained with those parts of the Law Department amalgamated into the Department of Justice as part of a general re-organisation of the Tasmanian State Service on 17 July 1989. (the Registrar-General's Division, of which this Registry had formed an autonomous branch, was transferred to the Department of Environment and Planning).

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Marriages Registration Act 1962, Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1895 and 1957

Legislation Creating:

SR 1989/114

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
10 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE [1]
13 JUSTICE AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA921 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (1) 17 Jul 1989 18 Sep 1998
TA1535 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 18 Sep 1998 01 Feb 2004
TA1646 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (2) 02 Feb 2004
Previous Agencies:
TA914 REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S DIVISION 15 Mar 1983
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