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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Section 31.

SCHEDULE 1EVENTS WHICH MAY BE RECORDED UNDER SECTION 31

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1.  A birth which occurred outside Northern Ireland if—

(a)a parent or grandparent of the child was born in Northern Ireland, or

(b)there is an entry in the register relating to a parent or grandparent of the child.

2.  A death which occurred outside Northern Ireland if—

(a)the deceased person was born in Northern Ireland or was resident in Northern Ireland at the time of his death;

(b)a parent or grandparent of the deceased person was born in Northern Ireland, or

(c)there is an entry in the register relating to a parent or grandparent of the deceased person.

3.  (1)  A marriage which occurred outside Northern Ireland if—

(a)at least one of the parties was born in Northern Ireland or was resident in Northern Ireland at the time of the marriage;

(b)a parent or grandparent was born in Northern Ireland; or

(c)there is an entry in the register relating to a parent or grandparent.

(2) In this paragraph—

“parent or grandparent” means parent or grandparent of at least one of the parties;

“parties” means parties to the marriage.

4.  (1)  The formation of a civil partnership in Great Britain or the entering into of an overseas relationship if (in either case)—

(a)at least one of the parties was born in Northern Ireland or was resident in Northern Ireland at the time of the event;

(b)a parent or grandparent was born in Northern Ireland; or

(c)there is an entry in the register relating to a parent or grandparent.

(2) In this paragraph—

“overseas relationship” has the meaning given by section 212 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33);

“parent or grandparent” means parent or grandparent of at least one of the parties;

“parties” means parties to the formation of the civil partnership.

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