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THE REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS ACT, 1969 Sections Pages

                                  CHAPTER I
                                PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent and Commencement.............................................................................. 390

2.Definitions and interpretation.............................................................................................. 390

                                     CHAPTER II
                     REGISTRATION-ESTABLISHMENT

3. Registrar-General, India...................................................................................................... 390


4. Chief Registrar..................................................................................................................... 391

5.Registration divisions .......................................................................................................... 391

6 Distriot Registrar .............. 391

7. Registrars ............................................................................................................................ 391

                                           CHAPTER  III


                         REGISTRATION OF BRTHS AND DEATHS 

8. Persons required to register births and deaths.................................................................. 392

9. Special provision regarding births and deaths in a plantation............................................ 392

10. Duty of certain persons to notify births and deaths and to certify cause of death............ 392

11. Informant to sign the register.............................................................................................. 393

12. Extracts of registration entries to be given to informant................................................... 393

13. Delayed registration of births and deaths........................................................................... 393

14. Registration of name of child................................................................................................. 393

15. Correction or Cancellation of entry in the register of births and deaths............................ 393

                                   CHAPTER IV 
    MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS AND STATISTICS


16. Registrars to keep registers in the prescribed form........................................................... 394

17. Search of births and deaths register.................................................................................. 394

18. Inspection of registration offices και 394

19. Registrars to Send periodical returns to the chief Registrar for compilation ..................... 394

                                      CHAPTER V 
                               MISCELLANEOUS 

20. Special provision as to registration of births and deaths of citizens outside India............ 394

21. Power of Registrar to obtain information regarding birth or death....................- 394

22. Power to give directions...................................................................................................... 395

23. Penalties ........................................................................................ 395

24. Power to Compound offences ........................................................., . 395

25. Sanction for Prosecution.................................................................................................... 395

26. Registrars and Sub-Registrars to be deemed public servants.......................................... 395

27. Delegation of powers........................................................................................................... 395

28. Protection of action taken in good faith.............................................................................. 395

29. Act not to be in derogation of Act 6 of 1886...................................................................... 396

30. Power to make rules........................................................................................................... 396

31. Repeal and Saving .............................................................................................................. 396


32. Power to remove difficulty................................................................................................... 396