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257.73 BIRTH RECORDS.
    Subdivision 1. Replacement birth record. 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
record of birth consistent with the acknowledgment or the findings of the court and shall substitute
the replacement certificate for the original record of birth.
    Subd. 2. Information contained. 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. Confidentiality. The evidence upon which the replacement record was made and
the original birth record 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.
History: 1980 c 589 s 23; 1Sp1993 c 1 art 6 s 38; 1997 c 205 s 31; 1Sp2001 c 9 art 15 s 32