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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 No 62
Historical version for 1 July 2010 to 28 September 2010 (accessed 29 January 2020 at 19:27) Current version
Part 8 Division 4 Section 49
49   Issue of certificate
(1)  On completing a search of the Register, the Registrar may issue a certificate:
(a)  certifying particulars contained in an entry, or
(b)  certifying that no entry was located in the Register about the relevant registrable event.
(2)  A certificate under subsection (1) (a) is admissible in legal proceedings as evidence of:
(a)  the entry to which the certificate relates, and
(b)  the facts recorded in the entry.
(3)  If the word “illegitimate”, or any other word or expression referring to the fact that a child was born outside marriage, appears in an entry in the Register, that word or expression is not to be included in any certificate issued by the Registrar.
(4)  If requested to do so by an applicant, and authorised to do so under the Adoption Act 2000, the Registrar must issue a single certificate (an adopted person’s birth record) certifying particulars contained in an entry relating to the birth of a person and particulars relating to a record sent to the Registrar under section 130 or 132 of the Adoption Act 2000 (or a memorandum under the former Acts) and registered under this Act.
(5)    (Repealed)