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Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1965 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The three hundred and first


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1965

  • Assented to on 29 September 1965
  • Commenced on 1 August 1966
  1. [Repealed by Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 2020 (Act 1027 of 2020) on 6 October 2020]
AN ACT to provide for the registration of births, foetal deaths and deaths, and to provide for burial grounds and for related matters.

Birth and Deaths Registry

1. The central and local offices

(1)There shall be a central office in Accra and a local office in a prescribed registration district.
(2)The central office is the office for registration of births and deaths in the Republic.
(3)The functions of the local offices shall be prescribed.
(4)The central office and the local offices are collectively known as the Births and Deaths Registry.

2. Registers of births and deaths

There shall be maintained in the central office registers of the births, foetal deaths and deaths occurring in the Republic.

3. The R…

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