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Identification Act, 1997 (Act No. 68 of 1997)

Chapter 2 : Population Register

13. Certificates of certain particulars included in population register



(1) The Director-General shall as soon as practicable after the receipt by him or her of  an application, issue a birth, marriage or death certificate in the prescribed form after the particulars of such birth, marriage or death were included in the register in terms of section 8 of this Act.


(2) Any certificate issued in terms of subsection (1), shall in all courts of law be prima facie evidence of the particulars set forth therein.