|176||Title:||DEATHS REGISTRATION (SPECIAL REGISTERS) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Official seal and evidential value of registers||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) The Registrar shall cause to be sealed or stamped with the seal or stamp of the general register office all certified copies of entries given in the said office.
(2) Every entry and every certified copy of an entry in the No. 1 register (1896) shall be received as evidence of the death to which the same relates without other or further proof of such entry.
(3) Every entry and every certified copy of an entry in the No. 1 register (1934) shall be of equivalent evidential value to that accorded to a death certificate (1934) by section 24 of the principal Ordinance.
(4) Every entry and every certified copy of an entry in the No. 2 register (1896) or the No. 2 register (1934) shall be received as proof that evidence (other than a certified and sealed copy of an entry of death) to the satisfaction of the Registrar has been produced that the death to which such entry or certified copy thereof relates was registered in the appropriate lost register. (Replaced 18 of 1953 s. 2)