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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 5: Time limit on registration of still-births

Repeals Articles 13(3) and 15(1) of the 1976 Order which has the effect of extending the time period within which a still-birth may be registered from 3 months to 12 months, thereby bringing this aspect of registration of still-births into line with the registration of births and deaths.

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