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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 31: Record of Northern Ireland Connections

Requires the Registrar General to maintain a register (and relevant index) called the Record of Northern Ireland Connections. This Section enables people with Northern Ireland connections to apply to the Registrar General for an event listed in Schedule 1 to be entered in the Record of Northern Ireland Connections in the prescribed form on payment of the prescribed fee. This Section allows any person, upon payment of a fee to the Registrar General, to search the index of and the entries contained in this register. It also requires the Registrar General to provide them with a copy of any entry in this register. The Registrar General has the power to amend or delete any entry which has been made under this provision.

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