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Non-Parochial Registers Act 1840

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  2. [1.]. Certain registers to be deposited in the custody of the registrar general.

  3. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. 3. Declaratory provisions as to the general register office.

  5. 4. Commissioners to identify the registers deposited.

  6. 5. Lists to be made; which shall be open to search; and certified extracts had therefrom.

  7. 6. Registers deemed in legal custody, and shall be receivable in evidence.

  8. 7. Fees to be accounted for.

  9. 8.Every person who . . . . . . shall...

  10. 9. Extracts from registers to be stamped with the seal of office.

  11. 10. Extracts to describe the register whence taken. Production of register shall be sufficient.

  12. 11. Certified extracts may be used in courts of law and sessions, upon notice given.

  13. 12. If the original be used, notice must nevertheless be given.

  14. 13. Certified extracts may be used in evidence on examination of witnesses, or at the hearing of the cause in courts of equity, upon notice.

  15. 14. If the original be used, notice must nevertheless be given.

  16. 15. Certified extract to be used in interlocutory proceedings and in the master’s office.

  17. 16. Certified extract to be used in ecclesiastical courts; and the Judge may order the production of the original.

  18. 17. In criminal cases the originals to be produced.

  19. 17A.Application to registers or records deposited under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1858.

  20. 18, 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  21. 20. Fleet and May Fair Registers, &c.

  22. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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