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Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953

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FIRST SCHEDULEConsequential Amendments of other Enactments

A. The Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1874 (37 & 38 Vict. c. 88)

1At the end of paragraph (6) of section thirty-seven there shall be inserted the following proviso:— Provided that no return of still-births shall be required to be made under this paragraph to the Registrar General of Births and Deaths in England

B. The Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1926 (16 & 17 Geo. 5. c. 48)

2In subsection (1) of section one, for the reference to a certificate of the registrar given in pursuance of that Act there shall be substituted a reference to a certificate of the registrar given under subsection (2) or (3) of section eleven or under section twenty-four of this Act.

3In section five, for the reference to a certificate given by the registrar under the provisions of that Act relating to still-births, there shall be substituted a reference to a certificate given by the registrar under subsection (2) or (3) of section eleven of this Act.

C. The Legitimacy Act, 1926 (16 & 17 Geo. 5. c. 60)

4For paragraph 6 of the Schedule there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

6Any parent who fails to give information as required by this Schedule shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding forty shillings and any sum paid to the Secretary of State in pursuance of section twenty-seven of the Justices of the Peace Act, 1949, in respect of a fine recovered under this paragraph shall be deemed to be Exchequer moneys within the meaning of that section and shall be paid by the Secretary of State into the Exchequer.

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