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(1)The BSC is to be kept in such form as the Registrar General determines.
(2)An entry in the BSC is to be in such form as may be prescribed.
(3)Each entry in the BSC is to be included in an index maintained by the Registrar General (“the BSC index”).
(4)The BSC index is to be kept in such form as the Registrar General determines.
(5)The Registrar General may delete or amend any entry in the BSC or substitute another for it.
(6)Where a person pays such fee as may be prescribed, the Registrar General is, if the General Register Office is open for the purpose, to—
(a)search (or permit the person to search) the BSC index; and
(b)issue to the person a copy of an entry in the BSC.
(7)The Registrar General is to make arrangements for the district registrar for each registration district to have access to—
(a)a copy of such of, or such parts of, the BSC as the Registrar General may determine; and
(b)an index of that material.
(8)For the purposes of subsection (7)—
(a)a copy is to be made by such means as the Registrar General may determine; and
(b)different arrangements and determinations may be made in respect of different registration districts.
(9)Where a person pays such fee as may be prescribed, the district registrar for a registration district is, if the part of the registration office concerned is open for the purpose, to—
(a)search (or permit the person to search) the index to which the registrar has access by virtue of subsection (7)(b); and
(b)issue to the person a copy or extract of any of the material so indexed.
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