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Birth certificate; incomplete; duty of registrar
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 41, TITLE 3
§ 4133. Birth certificate; incomplete; duty of registrar. 1. If a
certificate of birth is incomplete, the registrar of the district in
which the birth occurred and with whom the certificate has been filed
shall immediately notify the person who signed the record, and require
him to supply the missing items of information if they can be obtained.

2. In any case where the physician or nurse-midwife in attendance upon
the birth of a child within this state, or other person reporting a
birth of a child within this state as provided by section four thousand
one hundred thirty of this chapter, is unable, by diligent inquiry, to
obtain any item or items of information required in this article, it
shall then be the duty of the registrar to secure from the person so
reporting, or from any other person having the required knowledge, such
information as will enable the registrar to prepare the certificate of
birth herein required.

3. It shall be the duty of the person reporting such birth or who is
interrogated in relation thereto to answer correctly and to the best of
his knowledge all questions put to him by the registrar which may be
calculated to elicit any information needed to make a complete record of
the birth as contemplated by this article, and it shall be the duty of
the informant as to any statement made in accordance herewith to verify
such statement by his signature, when requested so to do by the