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BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION DISTRICTS.

   2.   Births and deaths registration districts.

   3.   Appointment of Registrar General.

   4.   Appointment of registrars.

   5.   Registrar's office.

PART III
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS.

   6.   Births register book.

   7.   Registration of births.

   8.   Mode of registration.

   9.   Registration of a child, not a child by marriage.

   10.   Exposed child.

   11.   Extended period for registration.

PART IV
CHANGE OF NAME OR SEX.

   12.   Change of name of adult.

   13.   Change of name of child.

   14.   Change of sex of child.

PART V
REGISTRATION OF DEATHS.

   15.   Deaths register book.

   16.   Registration of deaths.

   17.   Mode of registration.

   18.   Extended period for registration.

PART VI
GENERAL.

   19.   Registrar General's duties.

   20.   Monthly returns.

   21.   Searches.

   22.   Certified copies.

   23.   Correction of errors.

   24.   Power to waive or reduce fees.

   25.   Offences and penalties.

   26.   Regulations.

   27.   Transitional.

   28.   No fee for late registration.

   29.   Gombolola headquarters records.

CHAPTER 309
BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION ACT.

Commencement: 1 October, 1973.

   An Act to consolidate the law relating to the registration of births and deaths.

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "child by marriage" means a child of a lawful marriage;

   (b)   "register" means a births register book or a deaths register book kept under this Act;

   (c)   "Registrar General" means a person appointed by the Attorney General under section 3 to be the registrar general of births and deaths for Uganda;

   (d)   "registrar" means a person appointed by the Attorney General under section 4 to be a registrar of a births and deaths registration district and includes a deputy registrar.

PART II
BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION DISTRICTS.

2.   Births and deaths registration districts.

   (1) The Attorney General shall by statutory instrument divide Uganda into births and deaths registration districts for the purpose of registering births and deaths under this Act.

   (2) The Attorney General may by statutory instrument alter, amalgamate or subdivide such districts as he or she may think fit.

3.   Appointment of Registrar General.

   The Attorney General shall by notice in the Gazette appoint a registrar general of births and deaths for Uganda.

4.   Appointment of registrars.

   (1) The Attorney General shall by notice in the Gazette appoint a registrar for each births and deaths registration district.

   (2) The

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