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Presumption of Death Act 2013

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Amendment and cancellation of entries in Register

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2(1)When a variation order satisfies section 6(4)(a) or (b), the court must send to the Registrar General—

(a)a copy of the order, and

(b)any prescribed information.

(2)Where the variation order varies a declaration, on receipt of a copy of the order in accordance with sub-paragraph (1), the Registrar General must—

(a)amend the entry in the Register of Presumed Deaths in relation to the missing person, and

(b)amend any entry relating to that person made in the index of the registers of deaths in accordance with paragraph 1(2)(b).

(3)Where the variation order revokes a declaration, on receipt of a copy of the order in accordance with sub-paragraph (1), the Registrar General must—

(a)cancel the entry in the Register of Presumed Deaths relating to the missing person, and

(b)cancel any entry relating to that person made in the index of the registers of deaths in accordance with paragraph 1(2)(b).

(4)In this paragraph “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Registrar General with the approval of the Secretary of State.

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