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Re: Changes to the BC VITAL STATISTICS AMENDMENT ACT, 2004

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  • Freda
    Changes to the BC VITAL STATISTICS AMENDMENT ACT, 2004Hi Gordon - this sounds like Liberal B.S. and their government has really been sucked in by Fellagi.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 17, 2004
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      Changes to the BC VITAL STATISTICS AMENDMENT ACT, 2004
      Hi Gordon - this sounds like Liberal B.S. and their government has really been sucked in by Fellagi.
      Freda
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 11:26 AM
      Subject: Changes to the BC VITAL STATISTICS AMENDMENT ACT, 2004

      The following is extracted from a proposed amendment  and has gone through First Reading

      http://www.leg.bc.ca/37th5th/1st_read/gov43-1.htm

      11 Section 36 is amended
      (a) by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the following:
      (1) A certificate of birth may be issued by the chief executive officer, on application in the form required by the chief executive officer and on payment of the prescribed fee, only to the following persons:

      (a) the person who is the subject of the certificate;
      (b) a parent of the person who is subject of the certificate, if that person is less than 19 years of age or is incapable;

      (c) a custodial guardian if no parent under paragraph (b) is capable;
      (d) a person who has written authorization from a person described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) to be issued the certificate;

      (e) an officer of any provincial government or the government of Canada who requires the certificate for use in the discharge of official duties;

      (f) any other person who satisfies the chief executive officer concerning the good faith of the person's cause for requiring the certificate. , and

      (b) by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:
      (4) Subject to sections 63 (2) and 64 (3) of the Adoption Act, a certified copy or certified electronic extract of a registration of birth, or of a portion of the copy or extract, may be issued, on application in the form required by the chief executive officer and on payment of the prescribed fee, by the chief executive officer only to the following persons:

      (a) a person who is eligible to receive a certificate of birth under subsection (1);
      (b) a parent of the person who is the subject of the registration, regardless of the age or capability of that person;
      (c) if the person described under subsection (1) (a) is deceased, the nearest living relative of that person;
      (d) a person who requires the copy or extract to comply with section 32 (b) of the Adoption Act;
      (e) a medical health officer appointed under the Health Act who requires the copy or extract for use in the discharge of official duties;

      (f) any person, if
      (i) the person described under subsection (1) (a) has been deceased for 20 years or more, or
      (ii) more than 120 years have passed since the birth of the person described under subsection (1) (a);
      (g) any other person who satisfies the chief executive officer concerning the good faith of the person's cause for requiring the copy or extract.

      12 Section 37 is repealed and the following substituted:
      Marriage certificates
      37 (1) A certificate of marriage may be issued by the chief executive officer, on application in the form required by the chief executive officer and on payment of the prescribed fee, only to the following persons:

      (a) either party to the marriage;
      (b) a person who has written authorization from a person described in paragraph (a) to be issued the certificate;
      (c) an officer of any provincial government or the government of Canada who requires the certificate for use in the discharge of official duties;

      (d) any other person who satisfies the chief executive officer concerning the good faith of the person's cause for requiring the certificate.

      (2) A certified copy or certified electronic extract of a registration of marriage may be issued by the chief executive officer, on application in the form required by the chief executive officer and on payment of the prescribed fee, only to the following persons:

      (a) a person who is eligible to receive a certificate of marriage under subsection (1);
      (b) if a person described under subsection (1) (a) is deceased, the nearest living relative of that person;
      (c) any person, if
      (i) both parties described under subsection (1) (a) have been deceased for 20 years or more, or
      (ii) more than 75 years have passed since the marriage of the parties described under subsection (1) (a);
      (d) any other person who satisfies the chief executive officer concerning the good faith of the person's cause for requiring the copy or extract.

      13 Section 38 is amended
      (a) by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the following:
      (3) A certified copy or certified electronic extract of a registration of a death or stillbirth may be issued by the chief executive officer, on application in the form required by the chief executive officer and on payment of the prescribed fee, only to the following persons:

      (a) the nearest living relative of the deceased;
      (b) a medical practitioner who requires the copy or extract for use in the treatment of a member of the deceased's immediate family, if the family member's illness, in the opinion of the medical practitioner, may be life threatening;

      (c) a person who is authorized by a court order to be issued the copy or extract;
      (d) an officer of any provincial government or the government of Canada who requires the copy or extract for use in the discharge of official duties;

      (e) any person, if more than 20 years have passed since the death of the deceased;
      (f) any other person who satisfies the chief executive officer concerning the good faith of the person's cause for requiring the copy or extract. , and

      (b) in subsection (4) by striking out "registration in the chief executive officer's office." and substituting "registration in the vital statistics registrar's office."

      14 Sections 38 (5), 39 (2) and (4) and 40 (1) are amended by striking out "certified copy, photostatic copy or photographic print" and substituting "certified copy or certified electronic extract".

      15 Section 39 (4) (a) is amended by striking out "section 36 (4), 37 (2) or 38 (2) or (3)," and substituting "section 38 (2),".


      Regards

      Gordon Lane
      Chairman
      Alberta Family Histories Society
      712-16th Ave NW,
      Calgary, AB, T2W 0J8

      chairman@...
      www.afhs.ab.ca
      (403)214-1447



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