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28 Pa. Code § 1.8. Application.

§ 1.8. Application.

 (a)  Sections 1.5—1.7 (relating to registration as other than the child of the mother’s husband; registration of the child of an unmarried woman; and registration of children born in wedlock), shall apply to children born on or after September 27, 1975.

 (b)  The birth certificate of a child born before September 27, 1975, but no earlier than September 27, 1968, may be amended upon application of the child’s mother or custodial parent, under § §  1.5, 1.6 or 1.7(b) or by the child’s parents, under §  1.7(a), at a time up to the child’s 7th birthday.

 (c)  The birth certificate of a person whose paternity has been established by court order or decree may be amended under § §  1.5 or 1.6 upon application by that person, or if a minor, by the custodial parent. A certified copy of the court order or decree shall be attached to the request for amendment.


   The provisions of this §  1.8 adopted November 7, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2926.

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