Laws of tonga [1988 Ed.] Chapter 42 births, deaths and marriages



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LAWS OF TONGA
[1988 Ed.]
CHAPTER 42
BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION
1. Short title.

2. Magistrates to act as registrars of births, etc.

3. (1) Persons responsible for informing death.

(2) Births to be registered within 3 weeks.

(3) Form VS3.

Town Officer to inform births and deaths.

(4) Late Report

District officer to inform sub-registrar of late report.

(5) Duties under Cap. 43 not affected.

(6) Time for making report.

(7) Notice to provide information.

(8) Discovery of newly born infant or dead body.

(9) Registration of illegitimate child.

4. Special provisions for islands listed in Schedule 4.

5. Power to make regulations.

6. Disabilities.

7. Prohibited degrees of consanguinity.

8. Prohibited degrees of consanguinity.

9. Period of residence.

10. Duty of sub-registrar.

11. Penalty for making a false oath.

12. Ministers solemnizing marriages to be registered.

13. Penalty for false registration.

14. Two witnesses necessary at marriage.

15. Sub-registrar to keep a register of marriage.

16. Solemnization by minister.

17. Validation of marriages prior to 1st October, 1926.

18. Penalty for solemnizing marriage without licence.

19. Searching.

20. Fees.

21. False declaration etc., to procure certificates, etc., of marriage

22. False information relating to births and deaths.

23. Limitation of action.

Schedule 1-Forms and Fees.

Schedule 2-Head of Family etc. Tables.

Schedule 3-Birth and Death Information Slip.

Schedule 4-Islands mentioned in section 4.
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