S.M. 1987-88, c. 13

The Change of Name Act

Back to the Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Requirements.
(2) Form of application.
(3) Refusal by Director of application.
(4) Appeal.
3 Application and consent by committee.
4 Change of name of children by parent.
(2) Application where notice is required.
(3) Consent of child.
(4) Application by guardian.
5 Director may dispense with notice.
(2) Director may dispense with consent
6 Application to court.
(2) Notice to director.
(3) Delay in registering change of name.
7 Issue of a certificate.
(2) Public notice.
(3) Director may dispense with publication.
(4) Effect of registration and issue of certificate.
(5) Records and index.
(6) Certified copy or extract.
(7) Search and report on search.
(8) No search where no publication.
(9) Certificate as evidence.
(10) Notation on vital statistics record.
(11) Substitution of new name in documents.
(12) Mechanically reproduced signature.
(13) Validity of documents.
8 Hearing to annul name change.
(2) Order
(3) Appeal.
(4) Publication of annulment.
(5) Obtaining change of name by fraud or misrepresentation.
(6) Use of name obtained by fraud or misrepresentation.
(7) Use of name after refusal or annulment.
(8) Failure to surrender certificate.
(9) Use of certificate issued under previous name.
9 Effect of changes under other statutes.
10 Election of surname by spouse.
(2) Resuming name after divorce, etc.
11 Regulations.
12 Repeal.
13 Reference in Continuing Consolidation.
14 Commencement of Act.