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257.73 Birth records.

Subdivision 1. Upon compliance with the provisions of section 257.55, subdivision 1, paragraph (e), 257.75, or upon order of a court of this state or upon request of a court of another state, the state or local registrar of vital statistics shall prepare a replacement certificate of birth consistent with the acknowledgment or the findings of the court and shall substitute the replacement certificate for the original certificate of birth.

Subd. 2. The fact that the father and child relationship was declared after the child's birth shall not be ascertainable from the replacement certificate but the actual place and date of birth shall be shown.

Subd. 3. The evidence upon which the replacement certificate was made and the original birth certificate shall be kept in a sealed and confidential file and be subject to inspection only upon consent of the court and all interested persons, or in exceptional cases only upon an order of the court for good cause shown.

HIST: 1980 c 589 s 23; 1Sp1993 c 1 art 6 s 38; 1997 c 205 s 31

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