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Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General Organisation of Registration Service

    1. Central Organisation

      1. 1. The Registrar General.

      2. 2. Registrar General’s staff.

      3. 3. General Register Office.

      4. 4. Salaries, receipts and expenses.

    2. Local Organisation

      1. 5. Registration districts and registration authorities.

      2. 6. Alteration of registration districts.

      3. 7. Senior and district registrars and other staff.

      4. 8. Registration offices.

      5. 9. Area repositories.

      6. 10. Delivery up of books etc. on ceasing to hold office.

      7. 11. General provision as to fees.

      8. 12. Fees to be accounted for.

  3. Part II Registration of Births

    1. 13. Particulars of births to be registered.

    2. 14. Duty to give information of particulars of birth.

    3. 15. Duty to give information concerning finding of infant children.

    4. 16. Registrar’s power to require information concerning birth to be given.

    5. 17. Registration after expiration of three months from date of birth or finding.

    6. 18. Births of children born out of wedlock.

    7. 18A. Decrees of parentage and non-parentage.

    8. 19. Free abbreviated certificate of birth.

    9. 20. Re-registration in certain cases.

    10. 21. Still-births.

  4. Part III Registration of Deaths

    1. 22. Particulars of deaths to be registered.

    2. 23. Duty to give information of particulars of death.

    3. 24. Certificate of cause of death.

    4. 25. Registrar’s power to require information concerning death to be given.

    5. 26. Registration after expiration of three months from date of death or finding of body.

    6. 27. Free certificate of registration of death.

    7. 28. Intimation of certain deaths by registrar to Procurator-Fiscal and vice-versa.

  5. Part IIIA

    1. 28A.Registration of divorces and declarators of nullity of marriage.

    2. 28B. Intimation of death to Community Charges Registration Officer.

  6. Part IV

    1. 29—31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part V General

    1. Registers

      1. 32. Provision of registers etc. by Registrar General.

      2. 33. Duplicate and copy registers.

      3. 34. Examination of registers by district examiners.

      4. 35. Reproduction of registers.

      5. 36. Replacement of lost registers etc.

    2. Searches and Extracts, etc.

      1. 37. Search of indexes kept by registrars.

      2. 38. Search of indexes kept by Registrar General.

      3. 39. Production of extracts by photography etc.

      4. 40. Abbreviated certificates of birth.

      5. 41. Authentication of extracts etc. and their admissibility as evidence.

    3. Corrections and Changes of Name or Surname

      1. 42. Correction of errors in registers.

      2. 43. Recording of baptismal name or change of name or surname.

      3. 44. Register of Corrections Etc.

    4. Parochial Registers

      1. 45. Correction of entries in parochial registers.

      2. 46. Parochial registers to be transmitted to Registrar General.

      3. 47. Search of parochial registers etc., and provision of extracts therefrom.

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 48. Decrees of court altering status.

      2. 49. Signing by mark by persons unable to write.

      3. 50. Events occurring in institutions.

      4. 51. Returns to be made by registrar.

      5. 52. Sending of documents by post.

      6. 53. Offences.

      7. 54. Regulations.

      8. 55. Expenses.

      9. 56. Interpretation.

      10. 57. Savings etc.

      11. 58. Consequential amendments and repeals.

      12. 59. Short title, extent and commence-ment.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential Amendments of other Enactments

      1. General Modification

      2. 1.Any reference in any other enactment to a registrar in...

      3. The Marriage Notice (Scotland) Act 1878

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      4. The Marriage (Scotland) Act 1939

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. The Family Allowances Act 1945

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. The National Insurance Act 1946

        1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. The Adoption Act 1958

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. The Adoption Act 1964

        1. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

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