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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Registration of births

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1.—(1) Article 10 of the 1976 Order (registration of births) shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (4).

(2) In paragraph (1) (registration by registrar for district where child born or mother ordinarily resident), for the words from “by the registrar for the district” to the words “in a register in his custody” there shall be substituted the words “in a register by any registrar together with”.

(3) In paragraph (4) (duty to give information to the registrar and sign the register in the presence of the registrar)—

(a)for the words “the registrar” there shall be substituted the words “any registrar”; and

(b)for the words “and to sign the register in the presence of the registrar” there shall be substituted the words “in such manner as may be prescribed”.

(4) In paragraph (6) (effect of qualified informant giving required information and signing the register), for the words “and signs the register” there shall be substituted the words “in the prescribed manner”.

(5) In the definition of “birth” in Article 2(2) of the 1976 Order (interpretation), at the end there shall be added the words “in Northern Ireland”.

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