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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2016
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHANGE OF NAME ACT, 2009
(Assented to April 13, 2016)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
1. Paragraph 2(1)(b) of the Change of Name Act, 2009 is repealed and the following substituted:
(b) "child" means a person under the age of 16 years;
2. Subsection 4(1) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:
4. (1) A person who
(a) is resident in the province; and
(b) has reached the age of 16 years
may make an application under this Act to change his or her name.