Marriage (Celebrancy qualifications or skills) Amendment Determination 2010 (No. 1)

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Marriage (Celebrancy qualifications or skills) Amendment Determination 2010 (No. 1)1
Marriage Regulations 1963
I, DEBORAH NANCE, Registrar of Marriage Celebrants, make this Determination under regulation 37G of the Marriage Regulations 1963.
Dated 21 October 2010
DEBORAH NANCE
Registrar of Marriage Celebrants
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Marriage (Celebrancy qualifications or skills) Amendment Determination 2010 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Amendment of Marriage (Celebrancy qualifications or skills) Determination 2009
                Schedule 1 amends the Marriage (Celebrancy qualifications or skills) Determination 2009.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
  
[1]           Section 4
substitute
4              Qualifications or skills
                For subregulation 37G (1) of the Regulations, the qualifications or skills necessary for a person to be registered as a marriage celebrant are:
                (a)    a celebrancy qualification (however described) awarded by Monash University that includes all the units mentioned in the following table; or
Item
Unit code
Unit description

1
APG4729 (formerly CVL4010)
Rites of passage: Culture and celebrating life cycle events

2
APG4730 (formerly CVL4020)
Life cycle events: Literature, music and life stories

3
APG4731 (formerly CVL4030)
Celebrant and client: Legal, ethical and personal issues

4
APG4732 (formerly CVL4040)
Professional celebration of rites of passage

               (b)    a Certificate IV in Celebrancy, awarded by a registered training organisation, that includes all the units mentioned in the following table; or
Item
Unit code
Unit description

1
CHCCEL402A
Establish and maintain knowledge of legal responsibilities of a marriage celebrant

2
CHCCEL403A
Develop an effective relationship with a marrying couple

3
CHCCEL404A
Plan a marriage ceremony in line with legal requirements

4
CHCCEL405A
Conduct and review a marriage ceremony in line with legal requirements

                (c)    all of the following skills:
                          (i)    fluency in an indigenous language;
                         (ii)    ability to liaise with clients and, if appropriate, the indigenous community in planning a marriage ceremony;
                         (iii)    ability to conduct a marriage ceremony, and to register a marriage, as required under the Marriage Act 1961 (including completing the required documentation);
                        (iv)    ability to communicate effectively.
[2]           Subsection 5 (1)
omit everything before paragraph (a), insert
         (1)   For paragraph 37G (2) (a) of the Regulations, each unit mentioned in the tables in paragraphs 4 (a) and (b) must be delivered by a marriage celebrant who has the following qualifications, skills, training and experience:
[3]           Subsection 5 (2)
substitute
         (2)   For paragraph 37G (2) (b) of the Regulations, each unit mentioned in the tables in paragraphs 4 (a) and (b) must not be delivered by a marriage celebrant against whom the Registrar has taken any disciplinary measures mentioned in subsection 39I (2) of the Marriage Act 1961 during the 24 months immediately before the day that the delivery of the unit beings.
[4]           Subsection 5 (3)
omit
For paragraph 37G (4) (c) of the Regulations, each unit mentioned in the table in paragraph 4 (e)
insert
For paragraph 37G (2) (c) of the Regulations, each unit mentioned in the table in paragraph 4 (b)
[5]           Paragraph 5 (3) (c)
omit
2008, Attorney-General’s Department;
insert
available at http://www.ag.gov.au/celebrants;
[6]           After subsection 5 (3)
insert
         (4)   For paragraph 37G (2) (c) of the Regulations, each unit mentioned in the table in paragraph 4 (a) must include all of the following materials:
                (a)    the Marriage Act 1961;
               (b)    the Marriage Regulations 1963.
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.
 

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