Correction or cancellation of entry in the registers of births in West Bengal

Correction or cancellation of entry in the registers of births in West Bengal

(I) If it is reported to the Registrar / Sub-Registrar that a clerical or formal error has been made in the register or if such error is otherwise noticed by hL-n/her and if the register is in his / her possession, the Registrar/Sub-Registrar shall enquire into the matter and ifhe/she is satisfied that any such error has been made, he / she shall correct the error {by correcting or canceling the entry) as provided in section 15 and shall send an extract of the entry showing the error and how it has been corrected to the concemed- 12. :

(a) District Registrar in rural area,

(b) Chief Municipal Health Officer / Administrative Officer of a Municipal Corporation.

(c) Chairman/Executive Officer / Administrative Officer of a Municipality, or

(d) Chairman/Executive Officer of a cantonment or notified area, as the case may be.

(2) In the case referred to in sub-rule

If the register is not in his/her possession, the Registrar/Sub-Registrar shall made a report to the concerned-

(a) District Registrar in rural area, ,

(b) Administrative Officer/Chief Municipal Health Officer of a Municipal Corporation.

(c) Chairman/Executive Officer, Administrative Officer of a Municipality, or

(d) Chairman/Executive Officer of a cantonment or notified area, as the case maybe. and shall call for the relevant register and after enquiring into the matter, if he/she is satisfied that any such error has been made, shall make the necessary correction. Any correction as mentioned in sub-rule

Shall be countersigned by the concerned.

District Registrar in rural area,

(a) (b) (c) Administrative Officer / Chief Municipal Health Officer of a Municipal Corporation. Chairman/Executive Officer /Municipal Health Officer / Administrative Officer of a Municipality,

(d) Chairman/Executive Officer of a cantonment or notified area, as the case may be. Immediately after the register is received from the Registrar. If any person asserts that any entry in the register of births and deaths is erroneous in substance, the Registrar/Sub-Registrar may correct the entry in the manner prescribed under section 15 upon production by that person a declaration setting forth the nature of the error and the facts of the case made by two credible persons having knowledge of the facts of the case. :

Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) and sub-rule (4), the Registrar/ Sub -Registrar shall made report of any correction of the kind, referred to therein giving necessary details to the concerned.

(a) District Registrar in rural area, C’ –

(b) Chief Mlmicipal Health Officer / Administrative Officer of a Mlmicipal Corporation.

(c) Chairman/Executive Officer / Administrative Officer of a MUIlicipality I

(d) Chairman/Executive Officer of a Cantonment or notified area, as the case may be,

If it is proved to the satisfaction of the Registrar / Sub-Registrar that any entry in the register of births and deaths has been fraudulently or improperly made, he / she shall make a report giving necessary details to the-

(a) District Registrar in rural area,

(b) (c) (d) Chief Municipal Health Officer / Administrative Officer of a Municipal Corporation. Chairman/Executive Officer / Administrative Officer of a Municipality. Chairman/Executive Officer of a cantonment or notified area, as the case may be, and on hearing from him/her shall take necessary action in the matter.