Older Uniform Acts

Uniform Vital Statistics Act (1987)

Appeals

33. (1) Where

(a) an application for the registration of a birth, stillbirth, marriage or death or recording of a change of sex is refused by the director, and

(b) within one year after the refusal, an application is made to the ..................... Court,

the court, on being satisfied

(c) as to the truth and sufficiency of the evidence adduced on the application referred to in clause (a), and

(d) that the application referred to in clause (a) is made in good faith,

and having regard to the requirements respecting delayed registration set forth in the regulations for the guidance of the director, may make an order requiring the director to accept the application and register the birth, stillbirth, marriage or death or record the change of sex.

(2) The clerk of the court shall forthwith send a copy of the order to the director, who shall comply with the order.

(3) Where

(a) an application for a certificate or a search in respect of a birth, baptism, stillbirth, marriage, death or burial is refused by the director or where an application for a search in respect of a change of name or annulment is refused by the director, and

(b) within one year after the refusal, application is made to the ...................Court,

the court, on being satisfied that the applicant has good reason for requiring the certificate or search and that the application referred to in clause (a) is made in good faith, may make an order requiring the director to issue the certificate or make the search, and the clerk of the court shall forthwith send a copy of the order to the director, who shall comply with the order.

(4) Where the director has made an order under section 28,

(a) any person interested may, within .... years afterward, appeal to the ....................Court, and

(b) the court may make an order confirming or setting aside the order of the director.

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