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This proclamation amends the Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007 to add new recognised denominations for the purposes of the Marriage Act 1961, and update the names of certain existing recognised denominations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 30 May 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR31-May-2018
Tabled Senate18-Jun-2018
Date of repeal 01 Jun 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Amendment (New Denominations and Other Name Changes) Proclamation 2018

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Proclamation.

Signed and Sealed with the

Great Seal of Australia on

 29 May 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007                                                        2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Amendment (New Denominations and Other Name Changes) Proclamation 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

31 May 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Marriage Act 1961.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007

1  Schedule 1

Omit “Antiochian Orthodox Church”, substitute “Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Church of Australia and New Zealand”.

2  Schedule 1

Omit “Australian United Shia Islamic Councils Incorporated”.

3  Schedule 1

Omit “Christian Church in Australia”, substitute “Christian Church in Australia Incorporated”.

4  Schedule 1

Insert:

Church of Pentecost Australia

Church of Torres Strait

ECKANKAR Australia

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Debre Amin Abune Teklehaimanot Church Incorporated

5  Schedule 1

Omit “Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils”, substitute “Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils Incorporated”.

6  Schedule 1

Omit “Fellowship of Evangelical Churches in Australia”, substitute “Fellowship of Evangelical Churches of Australia”.

7  Schedule 1

Insert:

Hillsong Church Australia

8  Schedule 1

Omit “Independent Church of Australia, The”.

9  Schedule 1

Insert:

International Buddhist Association of Australia Co‑operative Limited

Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church

Methodist Church of Samoa in Australia

Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Old Apostolic Church (Australia), The

10  Schedule 1

Omit “OzReach”.

11  Schedule 1

Insert:

Pioneer Network Australia Incorporated

12  Schedule 1

Omit “Reach Out for Christ Limited”, substitute “Reach Out International Limited”.

13  Schedule 1

Insert:

Rosa Veritas Incorporated

14  Schedule 1

Omit “Serbian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand, The”.

15  Schedule 1

Insert:

Shia Islamic Assembly

Siasi Uesiliana Tau’ataina‘o Tonga i Aositelelia Limited