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Births, deaths and marriages registration 1841 (1841 - )
Births, deaths and marriages registration (1841), 27 May 1841, courtesy of State Law Publisher of Western Australia.
- Principal Act
The Births, deaths and marriages registration 1841 (4 & 5 Vict. No. 9) legislation required that these events be registered in Western Australia. The legislation set up the registry functions and prescribed penalties for failing to register. The registration of births and marriages in particular had a longer-term impact on the treatment of 'illegitimate' children and their mothers in Western Australia.
- Births, deaths and marriages registration (1841)
- 27 May 1841
- State Law Publisher of Western Australia
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 2 May 2013, Last modified: 21 October 2021