Older Uniform Acts

Uniform Vital Statistics Act (1987)

Fraudulent or improper registrations and certificates

28. (1) On written application by any person and after notice to and hearing of all persons interested or, where the holding of a hearing is not possible, on receipt of a statutory declaration or other evidence satisfactory to the director that may be adduced by any person interested, the director, if satisfied that an event registered under this Act did not in fact occur, may

(a) order cancellation of the registration, and

(b) order that every certificate issued in respect of that registration be delivered to the director for cancellation.

(2) On written application by any person and after notice to and hearing of all persons interested or, where the holding of a hearing is not possible, on receipt of a statutory declaration or other evidence satisfactory to the director that may be adduced by any person interested, the director, if satisfied that a certificate was obtained or is being used for unlawful or improper purposes, may order the delivery to the director of that certificate.

(3) A person who possesses or controls a certificate in respect of which an order has been made under subsection (1) or (2) shall forthwith, on receipt of the order, deliver the certificate to the director for cancellation.

(4) The director shall retain all registrations and certificates cancelled under this section, together with the directors order and all related documents.

Corrections

29. (1) If, while registration documents are in the possession of a division registrar, it is reported that an error exists in the registration, other than an error of the kind referred to in section 28 (1), the division registrar shall inquire into the matter and, if satisfied that an error has been made, may correct the error.

(2) If, after registration documents have been received by the director, or registration has been made by the director, it is reported that an error exists in the registration, other than an error of the kind referred to in section 28 (1), the director shall inquire into the matter and, on the production of satisfactory evidence verified by statutory declaration, may correct the error.

(3) If, after the correction of an error, application is made for a certificate, the certificate shall be prepared as if the registration had been made containing correct particulars at the time of registration.

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