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Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 (Central Act 18 of 1969)

Civil Registration System (CRS) : 

Civil Registration System (CRS) May be defined as “- continuous, permanent and compulsory recording of the occurrence and characteristics of Vital Event - as defined in and as provided through a decree or regulation in accordance with the legal requirements of a Country”

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The reliability of the Statistics obtained through the Registration System depends much on the - completeness and promptness with which events are registered and - the accuracy of the information in the Registration Records

Historical Background : 

Historical Background There was a great diversity in the Registration of Births and Deaths in different parts of the Country Different Acts were enforced in different parts of the Country Even in a single State, there were many acts in force in different areas In some states, there were only enabling provisions in this behalf in other acts The position was made more complex by the Reorganisation of the States in 1956 Apart from all these, the provisions were themselves inadequate

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Against this background, a Centralised legislation on the subject was considered absolutely necessary to bring uniformity and improvement in the system Accordingly, the Registration of Births and Deaths bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha in 1964 but lapsed due to the dissolution of the Parliament The bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha on 27th February 1968 The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on 27th May 1969 Later it received the assent of the President on 31st May 1969 It was notified in the Gazette of India extraordinary, Part-II, Section I on 2nd June 1969 The RBD Act thus replaced all the diverse laws that existed on the subject

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The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 ( Central Act 18 of 1969 )

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An Act to provide for the regulation of registration of births and deaths and for matters connected therewith. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twentieth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

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It consists of 5 Chapters and 32 Sections Salient Features of The Act

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1.1. This Act may be called the Registration of Births and Deaths Act,1969. 2. It extends to the whole of India. 1.3. It shall come into force in a State on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint Came into force in Tamilnadu w.e.f. 01.04.1970 vide GOI Notification GSR.461 Dated 07.03.1970 in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3 (1) (page 966)

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This Act came into force in the following areas w.e.f. 1-4-1970; vide Notification No. G.S.R. 514, dated 21-3-1970, Gazeette of India, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Sec.3(I), p.377 :- (1) The whole State of Assam except :- (i) The district of United Khasi & Jaintia Hills excluding the areas comprised within the limits of :- (a)  Municipality of Shillong; (b)  Cantonment of Shillong; (ii)  The entire district of Garo Hills; (iii) The entire district of United Mikir and North Cachar Hill; (iv)  The entire district of Mizo Hills. (2)  The whole of the State of West Bengal except:- (i)The area comprised within the limits of the Corporation of Calcutta; (ii) The area comprised within the limits of Howrah Municipality; (iii) Fort William; and (iv) The area comprised within the limits of the cantonments of Barrackpore, Lebong and Jalapahar.

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Sectionwise Outline of Matters

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The Act has been divided into a number of sections or sub-sections covering aspects such as registration establishment, procedures, records and statistics. The salient features of these sections are briefly indicated here.

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Important Definitions

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2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- “birth” means live-birth or still-birth; (b) “death” means the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live-birth has taken place; (c) “foetal death” means absence of all evidence of life prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception irrespective of the duration of pregnancy;

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(d) “live-birth” means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, and each product of such birth is considered live-born; (g) “Still-birth” means foetal death where a product of conception has attained at least the prescribed period of gestation. (Rule 3 of TN B&D Registration Rules, 2000: 28 Weeks)

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Registration Hierarchy

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Registrar General of India Chief Registrar of Births and Deaths Addl. / Dy. Chief Registrar of Births and Deaths District Registrar Addl. / Dy. District Registrar Registrar Sub-Registrar (For registering B&D occurring in areas allotted to him by the Registrar (For registering B&D occurring in areas under his jurisdiction (Performs such of the functions of Dist. Registrar as authorised to him) (Discharge the Registn Work/others as my be authorised by CR) (Discharge the Functions of the CR as my be authorised) (C.E.O. in the State for implementation of the Act) (Central Authority for co-coordinating the activities of CRs) Registration Hierarchy

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Chief Registrar - Sec.4 (1) Deputy Chief Registrar - Sec.4 (2) District Registrar - Sec.6 (1) Addl. District Registrar - Sec.6 (1) Tamil Nadu Director of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Joint Director, State Bureau of Health Intelligence, O/O the DPH N& NPM, Chennai Collector/District Revenue officer/ Additional Collector Deputy Director Health Services G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1979 G.O.(Ms) No.886/ H&FW Dept/Dated21.05.1979 G.O.(Ms) No.805/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1983

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Local Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.659/ H&FW Dept/Dated15.03.1977)

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Registrars - (Sec.7 (1) - For Other Areas (G.O.(Ms) No.866/ H&FW Dept/Dated18.05.1979)

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The Registration Hierarchy is not uniform throughout the Country

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Chief Registrars

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Additional/Deputy Chief Registrars

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District Registrar

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Registrars in Rural Areas

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Registrars in Rural Areas Source for slides on CR, Addl./Dy R. DR and Rural areas http://populationcommission.nic.in/RPM_Report.htm#cor1

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Persons responsible to Register Births and Deaths Stipulated by Section 8 (1), Sec.9 and Rule 6

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8. (1) (f) in any other place, such person as may be prescribed Persons responsible to Register Births and Deaths under Rule - 6

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Persons responsible to Notify Births and Deaths Sec.10 (1), Rule 7 (2) and Govt. Notification

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(i) the midwife or any other medical or health attendant at a birth or death, (ii) the keeper or the owner of a place set apart or the disposal of dead bodies or any person required by a local authority to be present at such place, or (iii) any other person whom the State Government may specify in this behalf by his designation, to notify every birth or death or both at which he or she attended or was present, or which occurred in such areas as may be prescribed, S.10 (1)

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R.7(2) Any person who performs funeral ceremony of a person dying in a municipality, Panchayat etc., shall whenever required furnish to Registrar such information as he possesses required for registration Health Visitors working in Primary Health Centres, Backward Area Schemes, Municipal Maternity and Child Health Centres are also declared as Notifiers Govt. Notification (G.O.Ms.No.2494 / H & FW Dept./ Dt. 05.12.1977) (Declared u / S 10 (iii)

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Section 10 of the Act provides for notification of events by certain persons called Notifiers. A Notifier is required to notify every birth or death or both at which he or she attended or was present, or which occurred in such areas as may be prescribed by the Registrar The Notifiers are not informants, and events cannot be registered on the basis of a Notifiers information alone.

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The Notifiers only feed the Registrar with the information relating to births and deaths which have taken place within his jurisdiction. The Registrar can check with the register if such events have already been registered. If not he must call for the relevant particulars from the informants and register the particulars of these events

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Persons responsible to Certify cause of Deaths Sec.10 and Rule 7 (1)

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Medical Certification of cause of Deaths To be certified by the Medical Practitioner who attended the deceased during the last illness S.10.(2) If the death is in any Medical Institution, Certificate of Cause of Death to be issued by the Institution in Form – 4 along with Birth report

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Medical Certification of cause of Deaths To be certified by the Medical Practitioner who attended the deceased during the last illness S.10.(2)

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Registration Procedure

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Registration Procedure Informants to furnish information for registration of Births, Deaths or Still Births in Form numbers 1, 2, or 3 as the case may respectively (Sec.7,8,9,16 and Rule 5 (1) Every Registrar shall, without fee or reward, enter in the register maintained for the purpose all information given to him under section 8 or section 9 (Sec.7 (2) If the information is given orally, the informant is to sign or affix his LTI in the Register (Sec.11 and Rule 5 (1) In case of death, Registrar to insist – if applicable - or verify the completeness of Form 4 / 4A as the case me be

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Every informant to furnish information about Births, Deaths or Still Births within 21 days of occurrence of the event - Sec. 8 (1) and (Rule 5 (3) Time Limit for Registering the Events

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Delayed registration of Births and Deaths (Sec.13 and Rule 9) Delay is categorized into 3 as follows The Information is furnished After 21 days but within 30 days of occurrence After 30 days but within 1 year of occurrence After 1 year of occurrence

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After 21 days but within 30 days of occurrence To be registered by the Registrar on payment of a delayed registration fee of Rs.2/- (Rule 9 (1)

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ii. After 30 days but within 1 year of occurrence To be registered by the Registrar on the written permission of the Officials mentioned in column 2 of the schedule below and on payment of a delayed registration fee of Rs.5/- (Rule 9 (2)

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Schedule for Giving Written Permission under Rule 9 (2)

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iii. After 1 year of occurrence To be registered by the Registrar on the orders of Judicial First Class Magistrate and on payment of a delayed registration fee of Rs.10/- (Rule 9 (3)

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Registering the Name of the Child

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Registering the Name of the Child Sec.14 Rule10 Time Limit: If the birth has been registered without a name, Registrar to be informed of the Name of the child for registration within 12 months of birth registration (Rule10 (1)

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Delayed Registration of the Name of the Child If the birth has been registered without a name, Name of the child can be registered only up to 15 years from the date of registration the birth (Rule10 (1) (i) (ii) Time Limit Note If the birth has been registered prior to 01.01.2000, 15 years there from i.e., on or before 31-12.2014 If the birth has been registered on or after 01.01.2000, 15 years there from Name can not be registered after 15 years

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Delayed Registration of the Name of the Child If the Register of Births is available with the Registrar, he can register the name only after an enquiry to ascertain the particulars and on payment of a delayed registration of fee of Rs.5/- (Rule10 (1) (a) Procedure

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Delayed Registration of the Name of the Child If the Register of Births is Not available with the Registrar, the Registrar to make a report to Officials mentioned column 2 of the schedule below and request to register the name (Rule10 (1) (b) Procedure

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Conditions for Name Registration The parent or guardian shall also produce to the Registrar, the copy of the (birth) extract given to him u /s 12 or a certified extract given to him u / s 17 (Rule 10 (2) on such presentation, the Registrar shall make the necessary endorsement relating to the name of the child or proceed as per (Rule10 (1) (b)

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Ruling regarding Name Registration Name once registered can not be changed Without changing the primary name, either family name or community name can be added or deleted – that too only once Any applicant requesting change of name to be informed about the impossibility and be guided about the Gazette Notification procedure and the such a notification is legally valid for all purposes If any extract is to be issued after one year of registration, it shall be verified as to whether the name has been registered Note: If the name has not been registered no extract shall be issued

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Registering the Deaths in which an Inquest was held Sec.8 ( f ) and Rule 6 ( 2 )

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Registering the Deaths in which an Inquest was held (sec.8 (f) and Rule 6 (2) Deaths warranting an Inquest may be due to Homicide, Suicide, Accidents, Riot and Violence, Dowry deaths, deserted dead bodies etc., They may happen in places mentioned u / s 8 (a) to (e) or 9 In such a case, the informants shall be those mentioned in the same provisions Or, they may happen in other places mentioned u / s 8 (f) and Rule 6 (2) In such a case, the informants shall be the officer who conducts the inquest

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Registering the Deaths in which an Inquest was held (sec.8 (f) and Rule 6 (2) Deaths warranting an Inquest may be categorized a follows Cases which are hospitalized for treatment but dies in the hospital 2. Deaths occurring on the spot

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Registering the Deaths in which an Inquest was held (sec.8 (f) and Rule 6 (2) In cases falling under category 1, the Medical officer of the Hospital shall be the informant and the cause of death shall be in accordance with the police report and the post mortem findings as obtained from Police Officials In cases falling under category 2, the Officer conducting the inquest shall be the informant and the cause of death shall be informed as above

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Adapted Child

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Adapted Child Registering the Birth / Changing the name of Parents / Issue of Birth Extract As per Guidelines issued by the Registrar General of India vide Letter No.1/12/88 V.S.C. Cord Dated 14.07.1999

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Deserted Individual

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Registering the Death of a Deserted Individual In respect of any Individual who has been missing for more than 7 years, Court of law of appropriate authority will declare such individual has died The Date and place of death as per the above declaration will have to be recorded in the death report by the Registrar General of India vide Letter No.1/12/87 V.S. (Cord.48) Dated 07.09.2000 As per provisions u/s 107 & 108 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

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Registering Births and Deaths of NRI Citizens Sec. 20 (1) and (2)

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Births and Deaths of citizens of India outside India received are to be registered under the Rules relating to the registration of such citizens at Indian Consulates made under the Citizenship Act, 1955 Every such registration shall also be deemed to have been duly made under this Act. Sec. 20 (1)

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In the case of any child born outside India in respect of whom information has not been received as provided in sub-section (1), If the parents of the child return to India with a view to settling therein, they may , at any time within sixty days from the date of arrival of the child in India, get the birth of the child registered under this Act in the same manner as if the child was born in India The provisions of section 13 shall apply to the birth of such child after the expiry of the period of sixty days aforesaid. Sec. 20 (2)

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Sec. 15 and Rule 11 Correction or cancellation of entry in the register of Births and Deaths

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries Sec. 12

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries The extract to be issued in form No 5 or 6 respectively Rule 8 (1) This extract to be signed by the Registrar himself If the Registrar fails to issue the extract, he is liable for punishment u/s 23 (4) The Registrar shall, as soon as the registration of a birth or death has been completed, give, free of charge, to the person who gives information under section 8 or section 9 an extract of the prescribed particulars Sec.12 and Rule 8

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries In respect of Institutional event referred to in clause (b) and (e) of section 8 (1), the nearest relative may collect the extract from the Institution within 30 days - Rule 8 (4) If the extract is not collected within 30 days, the Registrar or the Officer i/c of the Institution shall transmit the same to the concerned Family by post within 15 days of the expiry of the aforesaid period - Rule 8 (5) Sec.12 and Rule 8

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries Sec. 1 7 Certified Copies

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries The applicant shall pay the fee as follows (Rule 13 (1) Any person may get an extract of Births or Deaths subject to the following conditions Sec.17 and Rule 13 Search for a single entry in the first year for which search is made Rs.2/- for every additional year Rs.2/- for granting extract to each birth or death Rs.5/- for granting non-availability certificate Rs.2/-

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries Sec.17 and Rule 13 (1) - Proviso However no fee need to be paid in respect request for extracts from the following (Search Fee, Extract Fee and also the Fee for the issue of Non-registration Certificate) Any Officer of Govt. of Tamilnadu Any member of Estate Circle duly authorised by their Officers Any person duly authorised by the Dist. Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Board From families of Indian Military personnel for pension purposes

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries Sec.17 and Rule 13 (2) The extract to be issued in form No 5 or 6 respectively If the register is with the Registrar, he himself will issue the extract If the register is not with the registrar, he will advice the applicant to apply to the Officials mentioned in Column 2 of the schedule below These Officials will issue the extract

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries by Other Officials Sec.17 and Rule 13 (2) Till expiry of 2 years after close of the calendar year to which the Register relates After the expiry of 2 years

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries by Other Officials Sec.17 and Rule 13 If the event has not been registered a certificate of non-availability will be issued by them as the case may be Rule 13 (3) Any such extract or non-availability certificate may be furnished to the person by post on payment of the postal charges therefor Rule 13 (4) Extract without the name of the child shall not be issued under Sec.17. (Instruction under Rule 13)

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Legal Validity of Extracts of Registration issued u / s 17 All certified extracts given under this section by the Registrar or any other authorised officer shall be admissible in evidence for the purpose of proving the birth or death to which the entry relates Sec.17 (2)

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries Proviso under Sec.17 (1) (b) Extract relating to any death, shall not disclose the particulars regarding the cause of death

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries from Registers Lost, Damaged, etc

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries from Registers Lost, Damaged, etc Sometimes, the Register of Births / Deaths may be lost due to Natural Calamities (Floods, Earthquakes , Fire accidents) or badly damaged due to ant eating. In these cases too, public may approach fro extracts from the Registers It will be impossible to issue extracts or to reconstruct the Registers In these circumstances following guidelines is to be followed for issuing extracts and to avoid hardships to the public

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries from Registers Lost, Damaged, etc A certificate to be obtained from the Official responsible for the the custody, production and transfer of the registers and other records kept by Registrars (Sec.30 (2) (k) 2. Based on the above certificate, orders to be obtained from the Official empowered to grant permission for delayed Registration u/s 13 (2) and (3)

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Issue of Extracts of Registration entries from Registers Lost, Damaged, etc 3. On receipt of such orders, the event is to be registered afresh 4. After such registration. The extract to be issued Note Such registration are exempted from fee for delayed registration

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General Guidelines for Enforcement of the Act

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer Prosecuting Officer will Examine and if necessary prepare and send the Charge Sheet to the Prosecution Sanctioning Officer

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer Prosecuting Officer will Examine and if necessary prepare and send the Charge Sheet to the Prosecution Sanctioning Officer Prosecution Sanctioning Officer will Examine and if satisfied, will approve the Charge Sheet

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer Prosecuting Officer will Examine and if necessary prepare and send the Charge Sheet to the Prosecution Sanctioning Officer Prosecution Sanctioning Officer will Examine and if satisfied, will approve the Charge Sheet Prosecuting Office will file the Charge sheet in the court and conduct the case

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer Prosecuting Officer will Examine and if necessary prepare and send the Charge Sheet to the Prosecution Sanctioning Officer Prosecution Sanctioning Officer will Examine and if satisfied, will approve the Charge Sheet Prosecuting Office will file the Charge sheet in the court and conduct the case Pubic Prosecutor will have to be consulted before preparation of Charge sheet

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Registrar to invite for Registering the event In default, to issue a notice of legal action Examine and if necessary report to Prosecuting Officer Prosecuting Officer will Examine and if necessary prepare and send the Charge Sheet to the Prosecution Sanctioning Officer Prosecution Sanctioning Officer will Examine and if satisfied, will approve the Charge Sheet Prosecuting Office will file the Charge sheet in the court and conduct the case Pubic Prosecutor will have to be consulted before preparation of Charge sheet Note: Case to be filed within 6 months from the date of offence.

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Proceedings R.No.91143/P.A/VS/A/92 Dated 25.06.1992 of the CR

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Officers empowered for legal action against offenders including for Compounding of Offences Proceedings R.No.91143/P.A/VS/A/92 Dated 25.06.1992 of the CR

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Officers empowered for legal action against offenders including for Compounding of Offences Proceedings R.No.91143/P.A/VS/A/92 Dated 25.06.1992 of the CR

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Officers empowered for legal action against offenders including for Compounding of Offences Proceedings R.No.91143/P.A/VS/A/92 Dated 25.06.1992 of the CR

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Officers empowered for legal action against offenders including for Compounding of Offences Proceedings R.No.91143/P.A/VS/A/92 Dated 25.06.1992 of the CR Prosecution Sanctioning Officers and Officers empowered to Compound Offences shall not delegate the powers

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Reporting forms for Births (1), Deaths (2) and Still Births (3) (Sec. 8 or 9 & Rule 5) Comprises of 2 Parts First Part is called as “Legal Part” The information contained in this Part are to be entered into the Register of Births etc., Medical Certificate of Cause of Death in Form 4 or 4A also to be sent as above Second Part is called as “Statistical Part” This part is to be removed and sent for Statistical Compilation

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Legal Part Statistical Part

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Content of Notice

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Content of Notice (method of writing) Office of issue Date: Ref.No. Title of the Notice Authority under which issued (Relevant provisions of the act) ….………………………….To whom issued ………………………….. …….……………… Description of the offence ………..…………….. ………………….……… Guidance for rectification ………………….. Dated Signature and Name of the Official issuing the Notice

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Model Notice

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List of Offences under B & D Regn. Act, 1969

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Any person is punishable with a fine not exceeding fifty rupees if he fails to give information required under sections 8 and 9 or gives or causes to be given any information which he knows or believes to be false regarding any of the particulars required to be known and registered, or refuses to write his name, description and place of abode or to put his thumb mark in the register as required under section 11.

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Any medical practitioner who neglects or refuses to issue a certificate of cause of death under section 10(3) - punishable with a fine not exceeding ten rupees In all other cases, a person who contravenes any provision of the Act is also punishable with a fine not exceeding ten rupees.

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Any Registrar or Sub-registrar who neglects or refuses to register any birth or death occurring in his jurisdiction or to submit any returns under section 19(1) shall be punishable with a fine not exceeding fifty rupees.

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Compounding of Offences Sec.24 and Rule 16

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Any Offence punishable u / s 23 may be compounded by the Officer so authorized by the Chief Registrar Conditions for Compounding of Offence Offence should have been committed for the first time should have been committed through inadvertence or oversight Compounding fee – Not to exceed Rs. 50/-, for offences u/sub sect.1, 2, & 3 Rs. 10/-, for offences u/sub sect.4 as the said officer may think fit

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References Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 (as on 1.2.1993) Hand Book on Civil Registration System, O/O the RGI, Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI, New Delhi, 1993 Tamilnadu Registration of Birth and Deaths Rules, 2000 Manual for Primary Registrars of Birth and Deaths (Tamil Version), Tamilnadu Chief Registrar of Births and Deaths and DPH & PM, Chennai, Tamilnadu Duties and Responsibilities of Staff of Primary Health Centres – Complied by Thiru. S.Razu, Formerly Member, Technical Working Group for HMIS in Tamilnadu, DANIDA, Chennai Web site: http://populationcommission.nic.in/RPM_Report.htm#cor1

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Thank You

The uses of Registration of Births and Deaths : 

The uses of Registration of Births and Deaths Legal and Protective Uses Administrative Uses Statistical Uses Legal Proof of identity, age, Nationality, Inheritance, Transfer of Property and Insurance Claims, School admission, Entry into Service, Driving License, Voting right, Marriage, Passport, Citizenship Basis for Public Health Programmes, Disease control, causes of deaths, accident prevention, Taxation benefits, other Social Security Services With Census data, enable estimation of Size, Composition and Distribution & Life Expectancy of Population, Formulation and Evaluation of Plans, Research

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Significance of birth certificate To prove the parentage, family relationship and settlement of property right Admission of children in schools, where the proof of age, name and nationality are important. Admission to government, semi-government and private services. To enroll the name of child in ration card. Availing the welfare schemes and grants of Government f or those in Below Poverty Line (BPL). Admission to orphanages, destitute homes, shelter homes and old age homes where the age limit is mandatory to determine the individual in the category of juvenile, adult or aged. Employment in factories and other industries. Recruitment in armed forces and military service.

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Significance of birth certificate Proof of identity - to enlist in the voters list in local body election. To prove the domicile (citizenship) and nationality. For availing schemes and insurance policies needed to prove age and family bonds. To avail the protection of law – especially to the children committing an offence before attaining the age of 18 years. Claiming social security benefits under health schemes, pensions and other welfare schemes. Obtaining driving license, passport etc. Other purposes where maximum or minimum age limits are prescribed. The registration of birth is important to the government for updating the statistics on population and providing the necessary services based on population.

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Significance of Death certificate Proof for the family members to collect insurance and other social security benefits. Proof of circumstances in the case of unnatural death. Proof of the time and date of death, which are important in the court of law. To establish the fact of death for relieving the individual from official obligations. To enable settlement of inheritance of property to the successors. To relieve a person from employment, voters list, ration card, pension schemes etc.

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