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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 6: Registration of still-births where parents not married

Enables the unmarried father of a still-born child to have his name included in the entry without the mother being required to be present. It also allows the Registrar General to authorise the re-registration of the still-birth of a child of unmarried parents where the mother disputes the details of the registration.

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