Title Australia: Marriage Act 1961
Publisher National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities
Publication Date 16 May 2011
Country Australia
Topics Family law
Cite as Australia: Marriage Act 1961 [Australia],  16 May 2011, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4dd1432a2.html [accessed 27 February 2015]
Comments The original Act received Royal Assent on 6 May 1961 and entered into force on 1 September 1963, save for sections 1-3, 5(1) and 9, Part III, Part VIII and section 120, which entered into force on the day of the Assent. This compilation was prepared on 19 April 2011 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 5 of 2011 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General's Department, Canberra. The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section. The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section.
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