13.0514 Delayed registration of birth— Supporting evidence.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 13.0514]

(a) When a birth is sought to be registered under this chapter and the date of application is less than 7 years following the date of birth, only one affidavit, of either the physician or other attendant at birth, or of the mother or father of the person whose birth is sought to be registered, is required.

(b) When a birth is sought to be registered under this chapter and the date of application is 7 years or more following the date of birth, there shall be required documentary evidence and affidavits as follows:

(1) two pieces of documentary evidence, at least one of which shall support the parentage; or

(2) one piece of documentary evidence and 2 affidavits, one by the physician and one by another attendant at birth; or

(3) one piece of documentary evidence and 2 affidavits executed by either the mother, father or another person having knowledge of the birth.

(c) The Registrar of Vital Statistics may dispense with the production of documentary evidence where he determines that it is unlikely that any exists.

History: 1968, PL 10-55.