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entry without making any alteration in the original entry. No. 34 of 1897, s. 10.

REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES.

11. Every clergyman, minister or other person authorised Officiating

clergyman by law to celebrate marriages shall be required to report every to report marriage he celebrates to the registrar of the division within which the marriage is celebrated within one month from the date of the marriage with the particulars required by form B in the schedule to this Ordinance; and in order to better enable the clergyman, minister or other person to make the report as aforesaid he shall be furnished (on demand) hy the registrar of the division in which he resides with blank forms containing the particulars required by said form B. No. 34 of 1897, s. 11.

REGISTRATION OF DEATHS,

register

12. The occupier of the house or tenement in which a death Who shall takes place or (if the occupier be the person who has died then) Leaths some one of the persons residing in the house in which the death took place or (if the death has not taken place within a house then) any person present at the death or having any knowledge of the circumstances attending the same or the coroner attending any inquest held on such person shall supply to the registrar of the division in which the death took place according to his or her knowledge or belief all the particulars required to be registered touching such death, according to form C in the schedule to this Ordinance. No. 34 of 1897, s. 12.

13. Every registrar shall (immediately upon registering Certificate of any death or as soon thereafter as he is required so to do) registration without fee or reward deliver to any person requiring the same for the purpose of burial a certificate according to form D in the schedule to this Ordinance that the particulars of such death have been duly registered. No. 34 of 1897, s. 13.

to register

before burial

14. Every clergyman, minister or other person who buries Clergyman or performs any funeral or religious service for the burial of deathes, if not any dead body (unless he has received a certificate under the registered hand of the registrar of the division in which the death took place according to form D in the schedule to this Ordinance that the particulars of the death have been duly registered) shall within one month make a return of such death according to form C in the schedule to this Ordinance to the registrar of the division in which the death took place. No. 34 of 1897,

s. 14.

report cause

15. Every duly qualified medical practitioner who was last Doctor to in attendance during the last illness of any person shall (with- of death in one month after having notice or knowledge of the death of such person) transmit to the registrar of the division in which the death took place a certificate under his signature of the cause of death according to form E in the schedule to this Ordi

nance ; and it shall be the duty of every such medical practitioner to apply to the said registrar for blank forms for that purpose; and upon the receipt of the certificate from the medical practitioner by the registrar he shall attach the same to the form as provided in form C in the schedule hereto containing the particulars of such death. No. 34 of 1897, s. 15.

Cemetery 16. Every superintendent, caretaker or owner of any cemecaretakers to report

tery or burial ground whether public or private permitting any burials unless dead body to be interred in the grounds over which he has registered charge (unless he receives a certificate under the hand of

the registrar of the division in which the death took place that the particulars of the death have been duly registered) shall give to the registrar within seven days after the burial a written notice under his hand stating according to his knowledge, information and belief the name and residence of the deceased and the date and place at which the death and burial took place. No. 34 of 1897, s. 16.

PENALTY FOR DEFAULT OF REGISTERING.

Penalty for neglect of registration

17. If any person required by this Ordinance to report births, inarriages, duaths or burials, refuses or wilfully neglects to do so within the time nained, such person shall be guilty of an offence and on summary conviction thereof forfeit and pay a sum not less than $1 nor more than $50; and it shall be the duty of registrars to prosecute all such persons so neglecting or refusing to make the required reports within the limits of their respective divisions; but nothing contained in this sec ion shall prevent persons other than registrars from prosecuting default

No. 34 of 1897, s. 17.

ers.

CORRECTION OF ERRORS-SUBSEQUENT REGISTRATION.

Correction of erroneous entry, etc.

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18. If it is cliscovereil that any error has been made in the entry of any birth, marriage or death then (upon the same being reported to the proper regi-trar) it shall be bis duty to inquire into the sarie and if sti-fied that an error has been committed it shall be lawful for him to make the necessary alteration in the margin of the form Cintaining the original entry without any alteration in such original entry; and if the original entry of such birth, marriage or death has been transmitted to the il partment be shall report to the department according to the facts of the case so as to secure the correction of such erroneous entry in the margin of the forin containing the original entry. Nu. 3+ of 1897, s. 18.

Registration 19. Every rezistration of a birth, marriage or death shall after two years be mule within the time specified ; but nothing herein con

tained shall prevent the subsequent registration of such birth, marriage or death within the period of two years.

(2) After the expiration of two years after the date of any birth, marriage or cleath, the particulars of such birth, marriage or death shall not be registered except with the written authority of the minister and the fact of such authority having been given shall be entered in the column set apart for remarks in the registration form. No. 34 of 1897, s. 19.

RETURNS.

and

20. The returns of births, marriages and deaths shall be Vital statistics transmitted by registrars to the department by registered Bethens to

be kept in mail; and shall be arranged, indexed and kept in the archives department of the department; and any person shall be entitled to have Fees for thern searched during the regular business hours of the depart-certificate ment on payınent of twenty-five cents for each search and to require extracts duly certified by the minister on payment of fifty cents for each such certificate.

(2) In case such searches be required to be made and extracts to be furnished before the ieturns have been transmitted to the department as required by this Ordinance, any registrar shall as to the returns in his posession allow such searches to made and shall furnish certified extracts on payment to him of the fee or fees as provised in this section; but any registrar who may not have transmitted his returns as required by this Ordinance shall not allow such searches to be made or give such certified extracts after the date when such returns should have been transmitted :

Provided that any coroner shall be entitled to have the re- Proviso turns of births, inarriages and deaths searched free of charge by the registrar or other officer having charge of such returns ir respect of any inquiry pending before him and to receive extracts duly certified therefrom free of charge.

(3) Such certified extracts shall be evidence of the entry and prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated in any court. No. 34 of 1897, s. 20.

REGULATIONS. 21. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may from time to Lieut. time make such further rules, orders and regulations as may be Governonin

Council may required for the purpose of effectually obtaining the inforina- make rules tion required by this Ordinance. No. 3+ of 1897, s. 21.

PENALTIES AND PROSECUTIONS. 22. Any person who knowingly or wilfully makes or causes Penalty for to be made à false statement touching any of the particulars Statement required to be reported and entered under this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and liable upon summary conviction thereof to a penalty of $25. No. 34 of 1897, s. 22.

23. For the purpose of proceedings under this Ordinance Place of or any order or regulation made thereunder, every offence hereunder against this Ordinance or any such order or regulation shall be deemed to have been committed and every cause of complaint under this Ordinance or any such order or regulation shall be deemed to have arisen either in the place in which the same actually was committed or arose or in any place in wbich the person charged or complained against happens to be. No. 34 of 1897, s. 23.

SCHEDULE.

FORM A.

No......of 1

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH.

Registration Division of

When Born

Name

Sex (male or female.)

Name and surname

of father.

Name and surname of mother.

Rank or profession

of father.

Description and

residence
of informant.

Name of doctor in attendance

(if any)

Remarks.

I hereby certify the foregoing to be true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. Given under my hand at

the day of 1

Informant. I hereby certify the foregoing to be the true and correct original entry of birth returned to me on the above mentioned date. Given under

my
hand at

the
day of

1

Registrar.

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I hereby certify the foregoing to be true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. Given under

my
hand at

the

day of

1

Officiating Clergyman. I hereby certify the foregoing to be the true and correct original entry of marriage returned to me on the above mentioned date. Given under my hand at

the

day of 1

Registrar.

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