(a)  Upon proper submission of application and supporting evidence, the register of deeds shall abstract on the delayed certificate of birth a description of each document submitted to support the facts shown on the delayed birth certificate.  The description shall include:

(1)           the title or description of the document;

(2)           the name and address of the affiant, if the document is an affidavit; or of the custodian, if the document is an original or certified copy of a record or a signed statement;

(3)           the date of the original filing of the document being abstracted; and

(4)           the information regarding the birth facts supported by the document.

(b)  Each delayed certificate of birth shall be signed and sworn to before an official authorized to administer oaths by the person whose birth is to be registered if such person is 18 years of age and is competent to sign.  Otherwise, the certificate shall be signed and sworn to by one of the parents or guardians of the registrant.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑92(7);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1992.