Victorian Current Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]


Registrar's powers of inquiry

    (1)     The Registrar may conduct an inquiry to find out—

        (a)     whether a registrable event has happened; or

        (b)     particulars of a registrable event; or

S. 42(1)(c) amended by No. 36/2004 s. 18(1).

        (c)     whether particulars of a particular registrable event have been correctly recorded in the Register; or

S. 42(1)(d) inserted by No. 36/2004 s. 18(2).

        (d)     in the case of a death of a child

              (i)     whether a reviewable death has occurred; and

              (ii)     if the Registrar determines that a reviewable death has occurred, whether there are any living or deceased siblings of the deceased child.

    (2)     The Registrar may, by notice given to a person who may be able to provide information relevant to an inquiry under this section, require the person to answer specified questions or to provide other information within a time and in a way specified in the notice.

    (3)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with a notice under subsection (2).

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Division 3—Correction and amendment of Register

AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback