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The Civil Registration Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Revocation

  3. PART II

    1. GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO ENTRIES IN REGISTERS

      1. 4.Manner of registration

      2. 5.Additional particulars concerning a birth or a still-birth

      3. 6.Making of entries on the authority of the Registrar General

      4. 7.Form of registers

      5. 8.Cancellation of entry space

      6. 9.Notation of original entries following re-registration

  4. PART III

    1. REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS

      1. 10.Particulars as at date of birth

      2. 11.Particulars to be registered

      3. 12.Manner in which required particulars are to be given

      4. 13.Further provision in relation to the manner in which required particulars are to be given by unmarried parents

      5. 14.Registration of birth requiring declaration and statutory declaration

  5. PART IV REGISTRATION OF STILL-BIRTHS

    1. Registration of still-births without reference to the Coroner

      1. 15.Certificate of evidence of a still-birth

      2. 16.Particulars to be registered concerning a still- birth

    2. Registration of still-births following reference to the Coroner

      1. 17.Reference to Coroner

      2. 18.Coroner’s certificate or notification

      3. 19.Registration of still-birth where inquest is not held

      4. 20.Registration of still-birth after inquest

  6. PART V DISPOSAL OF BODIES OF STILL-BORN CHILDREN

    1. 21.Certificate for disposal of body

    2. 22.Notice of disposal of body without registrar’s certificate or coroner’s order or notification

  7. PART VI REGISTRATION OF DEATHS

    1. Registration of deaths where inquest not held

      1. 23.Certificate of cause of death

      2. 24.Particulars to be registered concerning a death

      3. 25.Manner in which required particulars concerning a death are to be given

      4. 26.Date of registration

      5. 27.Registration of death after inquest

  8. PART VII

    1. Disposal of body

      1. 28.Certificate for disposal of body

      2. 29.Notice of disposal of body without registrar’s certificate or coroner’s order or notification

  9. PART VIII RE-REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, STILL-BIRTHS AND DEATHS

    1. 30.Manner of re-registration

    2. 31.Re-registration after declaration of parentage

  10. PART IX CORRECTION OF ERRORS IN ENTRIES

    1. 32.Manner of correcting errors other than errors of fact or substance

    2. 33.Errors of fact or substance

  11. PART X CHANGE OF NAME OR SURNAME

    1. 34.Form of application for change of name or surname

  12. PART XI SHORT BIRTH CERTIFICATES

    1. 35.Short birth certificates

    2. 36.Manner of compiling short birth certificates

  13. PART XII SHORT DEATH CERTIFICATES

    1. 37.Short death certificates

    2. 38.Manner of compiling short death certificates

  14. PART XIII ACCESS TO INFORMATION

    1. 39.Access to information contained in registers

    2. 40.Access in General Register Office

    3. 41.Remote access

    4. 42.Release of information to third parties

    5. 43.Relevant Period

  15. PART XIV RECORD OF NORTHERN IRELAND CONNECTIONS

    1. 44.Form of application for a relevant event to be registered in the Record of Northern Ireland Connections

  16. PART XV NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATIONS OR CHANGES OF NAME OR SURNAME

    1. 45.Form of application in respect of a birth or death registration

    2. 46.Form of application in respect of a marriage registration

    3. 47.Form of application in respect of a civil partnership registration

    4. 48.Form of application in respect of a change of name or surname

  17. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS CONCERNING BIRTHS AND STILL-BIRTHS

  18. Explanatory Note

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