Article 47. Registration of acts of civil status.
1. The following acts of civil status are subject to state registration: 1) birth; 2) marriage; 3) divorce; 4) adoption (adoption); 5) the establishment of paternity; 6) name change; 7) the death of a citizen. 2. Registration of acts of civil status is carried out by the civil registration authorities by making appropriate entries in the books of civil registration (assembly books) and issuing certificates to citizens on the basis of these records. 3. Correction and amendment of civil status records shall be carried out by a civil status registration body if there are sufficient grounds and there is no dispute between the interested parties. If there is a dispute between the interested persons or the refusal of the civil registry to correct or change the record, the dispute is resolved by the court. Cancellation and restoration of civil status records are made by a civil registration authority based on a court decision. 4. The bodies engaged in registration of acts of civil status, the procedure for registering these acts, the procedure for changing, restoring and canceling civil status records, the form of record books and certificates, as well as the procedure and periods for storing record books are determined by the law on acts of civil status.
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