Marriage (Court Consent to Marriage of Minors) Amendment Bill

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Joanne Hayes

Marriage (Court Consent to Marriage of Minors) Amendment Bill

Member’s Bill

256—2

Contents

Commentary
Key
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 3 amended (Application of Act)
5Sections 18 to 20 replaced
18Consent of court required for marriage of minors
6Section 42 amended (Notice of intended marriage outside New Zealand)
7Section 64A amended (Rules of procedure)
8Amendment to Care of Children Act 2004
9Section 46 amended (Certain children may seek review of parent’s or guardian’s decision or refusal to give consent)
3Amendments to Marriage Act 1955
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5New section 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
6Section 3 amended (Application of Act)
7Section 17 amended (Marriage of persons under 16 years of age)
8Sections 18 to 21 replaced
18Marriage of persons 16 and 17 years of age
19Court may appoint lawyers in proceedings under section 18
20Judge may obtain cultural report
21When marriage is or may be declared void
9Section 42 amended (Notice of intended marriage outside New Zealand)
10Section 64A amended (Rules of procedure)
11New Schedule 1AA inserted
12Amendments to Civil Union Act 2004
13New section 5A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
5ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
14Sections 19 and 20 replaced
19Consent to civil union of persons aged 16 or 17
20Court may appoint lawyers in proceedings under section 19
20AJudge may obtain cultural report
15Section 23 amended (When civil union is or may be declared void)
16Section 36 amended (Rules of procedure)
17New Schedule 1AA inserted
18Amendments to Care of Children Act 2004
19New section 11A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
11ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
20Section 46A replaced (Consent for de facto relationship)
46AConsent for de facto relationship
21Section 46C amended (Certain children may seek review of parent’s or guardian’s decision or refusal to give consent)
22Section 131 amended (Fees and expenses of lawyer appointed under section 7 or 130)
23Section 133 amended (Reports from other persons)
24Section 135 amended (Costs of reports requested under section 133)
25New Schedule 1AA inserted
26Amendments to Citizenship Act 1977
27Section 3 amended (Special provisions relating to parentage)
28New section 4B inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
4BTransitional, savings, and related provisions
29New Schedule 1AA inserted
30Amendments to Family Court Act 1980
31Section 12A amended (Evidence)
32Section 16D amended (Regulations relating to payments to professionals)
33Amendments to Family Proceedings Act 1980
34Section 31 amended (Grounds on which marriage or civil union void)
35Amendment to Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
36Section 116 amended (Review of guardian’s decision or refusal to give consent)
37Amendment to District Court Rules 2014
38Rule 20.13 amended (Application of this subpart)
39Amendment to Family Court Rules 2002
40Rule 38 amended (Service of applications under certain Acts)
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: