Chapter 05 - Vital Statistics

13.0501 Birth and death certificates.

(a) Certificates of birth and death shall be…

13.0510 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:(a) “Affidavit” means…

13.0511 Reporting of births and deaths.

(a) The birth of every child shall be reporte…

13.0512 Fathers of illegitimates—Entry of name on records.

The father of an illegitimate child is not re…

13.0513 Delayed registration of birth— Application—Form and contents.

(a) An application may be filed with the Regi…

13.0514 Delayed registration of birth— Supporting evidence.

(a) When a birth is sought to be registered u…

13.0515 Delayed registration of birth— Review of application.

(a) Upon receipt by the Registrar of Vital St…

13.0516 Delayed certificate of birth—Evidence in judicial proceedings.

Delayed certificates of birth issued pursuant…

13.0517 Identification cards.

(a) The Registrar of Vital Statistics is auth…

13.0520 Procedure upon discovery of dead body—Report required.

(a) In case any dead body is found, and in ca…

13.0521 Making of required report relieves others of duty to report.

A report required by this chapter, when made…

13.0522 Autopsies.

(a) When any person dies, and the cause of de…

13.0523 Burial permits.

(a) The body of a deceased Samoan shall not b…

13.0530 Amendment of incorrect birth, death, or marriage record.

(a) Whenever the facts are not correctly stat…

13.0540 Violation-Penalty.

Any person who violates a provision of this c…