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date of registration of the birth of child, give information regarding the name of the child to the Registrar either orally or in writing:

Provided that if the information is given after the aforesaid period of twelve months, which shall be reckoned, subject to the provisions of sub-section (4) of section 23;

(i) in case where the registration had been made prior to the date of commencement of the Kerala Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Rules, 2015, within five year period from the date of commencement of the Kerala Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Rules, 2015; or

(ii) in case where the registration is made after the date of commencement of the Kerala Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) Rules, 2015, within the period of fifteen years from the date of such registration. (a) if the register is in his possession forthwith, enter the name in the relevant column of concerned form in the birth register on payment of a late fee of rupees five; or

(b) if the register is not in his possession and if the information is given orally, make a report giving necessary particulars, and if the information is given in writing, forward the same to the officer specified by the State Government in this behalf for making the necessary entry on payment of a late fee of rupees five.]

      (2) The parent or the guardian, as the case may be, shall also present to the Registrar the copy of the extract given to him under Section 12 or a certified extract issued to him under Section 17 and on Such presentation the Registrar shall make the necessary endorsement relating to the name of the child.

11. Correction or cancellation of entry in the register of births and deaths

      (1) If it is reported to the Registrar that a clerical or formal error has been made in the register or if such error is otherwise noticed by him the Registrar shall enquire into the matter and if he is satisfied that any such error has been made, he shall correct the error (by correcting or cancelling the entry) as provided in Section 15 and shall send an extract of the entry showing the error and how it has been corrected to the State Government or the officer specified by it in this behalf.

      (2) If any person asserts that any entry in the register of births and deaths is erroneous in substance, the Registrar may correct the entry in the manner prescribed under Section 15 upon production by that person a declaration setting forth the nature of the error and true facts of the case made by two credible persons having knowledge of the facts of the case.

      (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) and sub-rule (2) the Registrar shall make report of any Correction of the kind referred to therein giving necessary details to the State Government or the officer specified in this behalf.

      (4) If it is proved to the satisfaction of the Registrar that any entry in the register of births and deaths has been fraudulently or improperly made, he shall make a report giving necessary details to the officer authorised by the Chief Registrar by general or special order in this behalf under Section 25 and on hearing from him take necessary action in the matter.

      (5) In every case in which an entry is corrected or cancelled under this rule, intimation thereof should be sent to the permanent address of the person who has given information under Section 8 or Section 9.

12. Form of register under Section 16.

The legal part of the Form Nos. 1, 2 and 3 shall constitute the birth register, death register and still birth register (Form Nos.7,8 and 9) respectively.

13. Fees and postal charges payable under Section 17

      (1) The fees payable for a search to be made, an extract or a non-availability certificate to be issued under Section 17, shall be as follow:-