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(1)The 1965 Act is amended in accordance with subsections (2) and (3).
(2)In section 20 (re-registration of birth)—
(a)in subsection (1)—
(i)in paragraph (c), after “another”, where secondly occurring, there is inserted “and subject to subsection (1B) below”;
(ii)for the words from “Registrar”, where first occurring, to “birth”, where first occurring, there is substituted “birth may, where subsection (1A) below applies, be re-registered”;
(iii)for the words from “Provided” to “birth”, where secondly occurring, there is substituted—
“(1A)This subsection applies—
(a)where the Registrar General authorises the re-registration, and
(b)in such other cases or classes of case as may be prescribed.
(1B)A birth may not be re-registered”; and
(iv)for “this subsection” there is substituted “subsection (1) above”; and
(b)subsection (3) is repealed.
(3)In section 54 (parliamentary procedure), in subsection (2)—
(a)the words “prescribing fees for the purposes of this Act” become paragraph (a) of that subsection; and
(b)after “Act” there is inserted—
“(b)prescribing cases or classes of case for the purpose of section 20(1A)(b) of this Act,”.
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