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Marriage Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2006L02600
  • No longer in force
SLI 2006 No. 208 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Marriage Regulations 1963 to increase the cap on the number of marriage celebrant registrations which can be made in the registration years commencing on 1 September 2006 and 1 September 2007 from 10% to 20% of existing registered marriage celebrants.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 11 Aug 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2006
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2006
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Marriage Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 208

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Marriage Act 1961.

Dated 10 August 2006

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

PHILIP RUDDOCK


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Marriage Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 September 2006.

3              Amendment of Marriage Regulations 1963

                Schedule 1 amends the Marriage Regulations 1963.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 37K, heading

substitute

37K         Capping number of marriage celebrants (Act s 39E)

[2]           Subregulation 37K (1), definitions of existing marriage celebrant, first registration year and later registration year

omit

[3]           Subregulations 37K (3) and (4)

substitute

         (3)   For this regulation, a person who has applied for registration as a marriage celebrant is taken to have applied for registration in the region where the person’s principal place of residence is, as stated in his or her application for registration.

         (4)   For subsection 39E (1) of the Act, the number of persons that may be registered as marriage celebrants in a region in a registration year is limited to:

                (a)    for the registration year beginning 1 September 2006:

                          (i)    the number that is 20% (if not a whole number, rounded up to the next whole number) of the number of marriage celebrants in that region on the day before 1 September 2006; or

                         (ii)    if there is no marriage celebrant in that region on that date — 1; and

               (b)    for the registration year beginning 1 September 2007:

                          (i)    the number that is 20% (if not a whole number, rounded up to the next whole number) of the number of marriage celebrants in that region on the day before 1 September 2007; or

                         (ii)    if there is no marriage celebrant in that region on that date — 1.

Note   If the Registrar of Marriage Celebrants decides not to register a person as a marriage celebrant on the ground that the relevant limit would be breached by the registration, the Registrar must notify the person in accordance with Part C of Form 12B — see paragraph 37J (2) (b).


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.