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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 14: Access to information relating to births and deaths

Inserts new provisions into the 1976 Order which enable regulations to be made which may: 1) make provision for persons to access birth (not still-birth) and death registration records; 2) make provision for the Registrar General to enter into arrangements with 3rd parties for the purpose of providing access to information contained in birth and death registration records; and 3) make provision for the Registrar General to transfer registration information to 3rd parties, subject to conditions, for the purpose of providing access to such information.

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