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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 11: Short death certificate

Inserts new provisions into the 1976 Order which enable regulations to be made which will make provision for the issue of short death certificates, excluding the cause of death information, for a prescribed fee.

It also requires the Registrar General to cause any certificate issued under the new provisions to be stamped and sealed with the seal of the General Register Office, of which judicial notice shall be taken.

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