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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1886

[Act No. 6 of 1886 dated 8th. March, 1886]

Contents
Sections Particulars
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
11 Persons whose births and deaths are registrable
12 Power for State Government to appoint Registrars for its territories Section 13 repealed by the A. O. 1950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15 [repealed by the A. O. 1937]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
19 Duty of Registrar to register births and deaths of which notice is given
20 Persons authorized to give notice of birth
21 Persons authorized 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
27 Penalty for willfully 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Chapter IV Amendment of Marriage Acts Repealed By The Repealing Act, 1938 (1 Of 1938)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
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 Appointment of Commissioners to examine registers
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37 [repealed by the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Act, 1911]

An Act to provide for the voluntary registration of certain births and deaths, for the establishment of General Registry Offices for keeping registers of certain births, deaths and marriages, and for certain other purposes.

Whereas it is expedient to provide for the voluntary registration of births and deaths among certain classes of persons, for the more effectual registration of those births and deaths and of the marriages registered under Act 3 of 1872 or the Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 (15 of 1872), and of certain marriages registered under the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1865 3 (15 of 1865), and for the establishment of general registry offices for keeping registers of those births, deaths and marriages;

And Whereas it is also expedient to provide for the authentication and custody of certain existing registers made otherwise than in the performance of a duty specially enjoined by the law of the country in which the registers were kept, and to declare that copies of the entries in those registers shall be admissible in evidence;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Comment: This Act was enacted for establishing a system of voluntary registration of births and deaths for such classes of the community as would be likely to avail themselves of such registration, to establish registration offices and to provide evidentiary rules.



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