Public consultation:
Proposed Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2017  

The Department of Justice invites people who are interested in the proposed Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2017 to tell us what they think.

The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation is under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995.

There are two documents that you can read to understand the proposed changes. They are available in PDF and you can download them using the links below.

  1. Draft Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2017 [PDF, 238kb]
  2. Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 97kb]


Submissions invited

Submissions close at the end of the day on Tuesday, 20 June 2017.

Comments and submissions may be made in writing via the NSW Government's Have Your Say website or by writing to:

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2017 Consultation
Executive Director
Justice Strategy & Policy
Department of Justice
GPO Box 31
SYDNEY NSW 2001

or by sending an email to jsp.enquiries@justice.nsw.gov.au with the subject 'Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Regulation 2017'.


Submissions may be published

Please note that all submissions and comments will be treated as public, and may be published, unless the author indicates that their submission is to be treated as confidential.

Details of this public consultation are also published on the NSW Government's Have Your Say website.


Above: a mother sits on the tailgate of her parked car with her young son and daughter, in the country sunshine.

​Related information

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995

Find out more about Regulatory Impact Statements, including their purpose and how you can set out your submission