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The Registration Services (Fees, etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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2.—(1) In these Regulations–

“the 1965 Act” means the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965;

“the 1977 Act” means the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977;

“the 2004 Act” means the Civil Partnership Act 2004;

“the 2006 Act” means the Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006;

“bulk particular search” means a search for multiple specified entries, by comparison of electronic records, caused to be made by the Registrar General;

“general search” means a search (other than an Internet search) over any period of years for any number of entries, made by any person with the permission of the Registrar General or the district registrar;

“Internet search” means a search, in the indexes to the statutory registers, to the Register of Dissolutions of Civil Partnership or to the parochial registers made available on the Internet, made by any person by means of the Internet with the permission of the Registrar General;

“Internet search session” means the period of time beginning with the time at which a person has–

(a)

access to the indexes made available on the Internet; and

(b)

agreed to pay the prescribed fee for an Internet search session,

and ending–

(a)

90 days after that time; or if sooner,

(b)

with the time at which that person has retrieved 30 computer screens or part screens of index data;

“particular search” means a search for a specified entry caused to be made by the Registrar General or made by a district registrar;

“search” means a bulk particular search, a general search, an Internet search or, as the case may be, a particular search;

“the statutory registers” means–

(a)

any register of births, still-births, deaths and marriages kept by a district registrar;

(b)

any register of births, deaths and marriages transmitted to the Registrar General under the 1965 Act or any enactment repealed by that Act;

(c)

the Register of Divorces; and

(d)

the civil partnership register; and

“working day” means a day on which the General Register Office is open for the purpose specified in section 38(2) of the 1965 Act.

(2) Any reference in these Regulations–

(a)to an application made by post includes an application made by facsimile; and

(b)to anything done in writing includes by electronic means.

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