Birth Registration.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 10th July 1922.

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Photo of Sir Gerald Hurst Sir Gerald Hurst , Manchester Moss Side

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asked the Minister of Health whether the promised revision of the Regulation under which the Registrar-General has hitherto declined to register births in the cases of children who have attained the age of seven has now taken place; and what is the new Regulation on this point?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

It has been decided to revoke the Regulation in question, thus removing any limitation as to the period within which an application may be made. A public announcement will be issued as to the effect of the new arrangements.

Photo of Mr Austin Hopkinson Mr Austin Hopkinson , Mossley

Would the right hon. Gentleman report to the College of Surgeons any cases of children born dead who have reached the age of seven years?