Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886 Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886 Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886
 
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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886

 

Preamble

   
  CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title and commencement

2.

Extent

3.

Definitions

4.

Saving of local laws

5.

Power exercisable from time to time

   
  CHAPTER II : GENERAL REGISTRY OFFICES OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES
6.

Establishment of general registry offices and appointment of registrars General

7.

Indexes to be kept at general registry office

8.

Indexes to be open to inspection

9.

Copies of entries to be admissible in evidence

10.

Superintendence of Registrars by Registrar General

   
  CHAPTER III : REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS
  A.- Application of this Chapter
11.

Persons whose births and deaths are registrable

  B.-Registration establishment
12.

Power for State Government to appoint Registrars for its territories

13.

Repealed by the A. O. 1950

14.

Registrar to be deemed a public servant

15.

Repealed by the A. O. 1937

16.

Office and attendance of Registrar

17.

Absence of registrar or vacancy in his office

18.

Register books to be supplied and preservation of records to be provided for

  C.- Mode of registration
19.

Duty of Registrar to register births and deaths of which notice is given

20.

Persons authorised to give notice of birth

21.

persons authorised to give notice of death

22.

Entry of birth or death to be signed by person giving notice

23.

Grant of certificate of registration of birth or death

24.

Duty of Registrars as to sending certified copies of entries in register books to Registrar General

25.

Search and copies of entries in register books

26.

Exceptional provision for registration of certain births and deaths

  E.- Correction of errors
27.

Penalty for wilfully giving false information

28.

Correction of entry in register of births or deaths

   
  CHAPTER IV : AMENDMENT OF MARRIAGE ACTS
  Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938)
   
  CHAPTER V : SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS TO CERTAIN EXISTING REGISTERS
29.

Repealed

30.

Repealed

31.

Repealed

32.

Permission to persons having custody of certain records to send them within one year to Registrar General

33.

Appointment of Commissioners to examine registers

34.

Duties of Commissioners

35.

Searches of lists prepared by Commissioners and grant of certified copies of entries

35A.

Constitution of additional commissions for purposes of this Chapter

   
  CHAPTER VI : RULES
36.

Rules

37.

Repealed by the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Act, 1911

 

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886

 

 

 

 

 

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