Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–2346. Certificate to Registrar.

(a) Upon entry of a final judgment determining the parentage of a child, the clerk of the court shall forward a certificate to the Registrar of the District of Columbia, or his authorized representative in the jurisdiction in which the child was born, giving the names of the persons adjudged to be the parents of the child.

(b) Repealed.


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 592, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 545, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 121(a); Oct. 1, 1976, D.C. Law 1-87, § 20(e), 23 DCR 2544; Oct. 8, 1981, D.C. Law 4-34, § 29(h), 28 DCR 3271; July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 18-33, § 3(o), 56 DCR 4269.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-2346.

1973 Ed., § 16-2346.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 16-2348.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-33, in subsec. (a), deleted “born out of wedlock” following “child”, and substituted “parents” for “father and mother”.