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Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2018

Authoritative Version
Proclamations/Other as made
This instrument replaces the Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007 (due to sunset on 1 April 2019) on substantially the same terms, subject to the removal of four recognised denominations and changes to the names of three recognised denominations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 26 Nov 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Nov-2018
Tabled Senate28-Nov-2018
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) 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

21 November 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............ Schedule 1..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Schedule 2..................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Recognised denominations                                                                          2

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       7

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007                                                        7

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Marriage (Recognised Denominations) 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.

27 November 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  Schedule 1

                   Each religious body and religious organisation that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is declared to be a recognised denomination for the purposes of section 26 of the Marriage Act 1961.

5  Schedule 2

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule, and any other item in that Schedule has effect according to its terms.


Schedule 1Recognised denominations

Note:       See section 4.

  

  

A2A Ltd.

Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship of Australia

Ananda Marga

Anglican Catholic Church in Australia, The

Anglican Church of Australia, The

Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Church of Australia and New Zealand

Apostolic Church Australia Limited

Apostolic Church of Queensland, The

Armenian Apostolic Church in Australia, The

Assembly of God Church of Samoa in Australia Inc

Associated Christian Ministries

Associated Christian Spiritual Churches of Australia

Australian Christadelphian Ecclesia

Australian Christian Churches

Australian Church of Antioch, The

Australian Fellowship of Bible‑believing Churches

Australian Fellowship of Mission Centres (Youth with a Mission)

Australian Indigenous Ministries

Australian Unitarian Druze

Australian Zoroastrian Association of NSW Incorporated

Autocephalic Greek Orthodox Church of America and Australia

Baha’i Faith

Baptist Union of Australia, The

Bethesda Ministries International Incorporated

Brethren

C3 Church Global

Caodai Overseas Missionary (Australia) Incorporated

Chinese Methodist Church in Australia

Christian and Missionary Alliance of Australia, The

Christian Church in Australia Incorporated

Christian Church, The

Christian Community Churches of Australia

Christian Israelite Church

Christian Outreach Centre

Christian Reformed Churches of Australia

Churches of Christ in Australia

Church of God (Australia) Limited

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter‑Day Saints (Australia), The

Church of Pentecost Australia, The

Church of Scientology Incorporated, The

Church of the Foursquare Gospel (Australia) Limited

Church of the Foursquare Gospel in Australia

Church of the Nazarene

Church of Tonga in Australia, The

Church of Torres Strait

Community of Christ

Congregational Christian Church in Samoa, The

Congregational Federation of Australia and New Zealand

Connexions Ltd

Cook Islands Christian Church

Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia

CRC Churches International

Crosslink Christian Network

Dream Centre Christian Church Limited

ECKANKAR Australia

Edge Church International Ltd

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Debre Amin Abune Teklehaimanot Church Incorporated

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia, The

Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils Incorporated

Fellowship of Congregational Churches

Fellowship of Evangelical Churches of Australia

Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches

Free Church of Tonga, The

Free Reformed Churches of Australia

Free Serbian Orthodox Church, Diocese for Australia and New Zealand

Full Gospel Churches of Australia

Goshen Ministry International Outreach

Grace Communion International Ltd

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Hillsong Church Australia

Hindu Council of Australia, The

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East

Hope Ministries Australia

Hungarian Reformed Church of Australia, The

Iglesia ni Cristo

Independent Baptist Fellowship

Independent Baptists of Australia

Indian Orthodox Church Incorporated

International Buddhist Association of Australia Co‑operative Limited

International Council of Spiritualists

International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Islam

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jewry

Korean Presbyterian Reformed Church Incorporated

Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Victoria, The

Liberal Catholic Church, The

Life Church International Limited

Lutheran Church of Australia Incorporated, The

Macedonian‑Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church

Macedonian Orthodox Church

Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church

Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar

Methodist Church of Samoa in Australia

Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Ministers Fellowship International

National Sikh Council of Australia Inc

New Apostolic Church in Australia, The

New Church in Australia, The

Old Apostolic Church (Australia), The

One Light Federation

Pacific LMS Church Australasia Inc.

Peace Christian Ministries Limited

Pioneer Network Australia Incorporated

Potters House Christian Fellowship of Australia, The

Power of the Spirit Ltd

Presbyterian Church of Australia, The

Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia

Presbyterian Reformed Church

Reach Out International Limited

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Australia, The

Religious Society of Friends, The

Restoration Fellowships International

Revival Centres International

Revival Fellowship, The

Rhema Family Churches Australia

Riverview Church Incorporated

Roman Catholic Church

Romanian Orthodox Church

Rosa Veritas Incorporated

Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Sabian Mandaean Religious Community

Salvation Army, The

Seventh‑day Adventist Church

Shia Islamic Assembly

Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Australia Inc

Siasi Uesiliana Tau’ataina‘o Tonga i Aositelelia Limited

Society of Saint Pius X Limited

Southern Cross Association of Churches, The

Spirit of the Earth Medicine Society

Strict and Particular Baptist Churches of Australia, The

Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand (Patriarchal Vicarate) Limited

Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church in Diaspora,
Diocese of Australia and New Zealand

Ukrainian Catholic Church in Australia

Unitarians

United Aborigines Mission

United Church of God—Australia

United Pentecostal Church of Australia

United Spiritualism of Australia

Uniting Church in Australia, The

Victorian Spiritualists’ Union

Victory Life Centre Incorporated

Vineyard Churches Australia

Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Connexion in Victoria, The

Wesleyan Methodist Church, The

Westminster Presbyterian Church, The

Worship Centre Christian Churches Worldwide (Australia) Ltd


Schedule 2Repeals

  

Marriage (Recognised Denominations) Proclamation 2007

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.