10A NCAC 41H .1101      GENERAL

For all legitimations, a new birth certificate shall be prepared. The new birth certificate may reflect a new surname when the conditions of G.S. 130A‑118(c) have been met. The new birth certificate shall reflect the mother's or father's surname unless otherwise directed by court order. A copy shall be forwarded to the register of deeds of the county of occurrence who shall return the original copy to the Vital Records Section. All materials pertaining to the legitimation shall be placed in a sealed file.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 49‑13; 130A‑92(7);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 22, 2018.