Births and Deaths Registration Amendment Act 18 of 2010

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18 of 2010

The Births and Deaths Registration Amendment Act 18 of 2010 aims: 

  • to amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as:
    • to substitute, insert and delete certain definitions;
    • to revise provisions relating to the registration of births;
    • to revise provisions relating to amendments of birth registration;
    • to provide for the designation of funeral undertakers;
    • to make  provision for the recording of adoptions;
    • to  revise  the  provisions relating to secrecy of records obtained under this  Act;  
    • to clarify provisions relating to the making of regulations;
    • to repeal certain sections; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

1 March 2014 (Gazette 37373, 26 February 2014)