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

  1. 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 local 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.

  2. 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. 16A.Provision of birth particulars to Registrar General

    6. 16B.Registration of births

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

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

    9. 18ZA.Registration of father or second female parent by virtue of certain provisions of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

    10. 18A. Decrees of parentage and non-parentage.

    11. 18B.Births of children where second female parent by virtue of section 43 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

    12. 19. Free abbreviated certificate of birth.

    13. 20. Re-registration in certain cases.

    14. 21. Still-births.

  3. 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. 24A.Duty to refer certain certificates of cause of death for review

    5. 24B.Request for review not to stay registration

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

    7. 25A.Provision of death particulars to Registrar General

    8. 25B.Registration of deaths

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

    10. 27. Free certificate of registration of death.

    11. 27A.Offence of disposal of body without authorisation

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

  4. Part IIIA

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

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

  5. Part IV

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  6. Part V General

    1. Registers

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

      2. 33. Duplicate and copy registers.

      3. 34.Examination and transmission of registers

      4. 35. Reproduction of registers.

      5. 36. Replacement of lost registers etc.

    2. Searches and Extracts, etc.

      1. 37.Issuing of extracts of entries in current registers

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

      3. 39A.Notice of registration events to third parties

      4. 39B.Application by third party for notification of death

      5. 39C.Provision of information to district registrars

      6. 39D.Searching of indexes and issuing of extracts by district registrars

      7. 39E.Abbreviated extracts

      8. 41.Form and authentication of registration information

      9. 41A.Admissibility of registration information 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. 54A.Form, and manner of attestation, of documents

      9. 55. Expenses.

      10. 56. Interpretation.

      11. 57. Savings etc.

      12. 58. Consequential amendments and repeals.

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

  7. 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

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      5. The Family Allowances Act 1945

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      6. The National Insurance Act 1946

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      7. The Adoption Act 1958

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      8. The Adoption Act 1964

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    2. SCHEDULE 2

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