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     34-25-51.   Amendment of vital record--Fee for delayed amendment. A vital record may be amended in accordance with rules promulgated by the department pursuant to chapter 1-26. Each request for amending a birth, death, or marriage certificate, after one year from the event, shall be accompanied by an eight dollar fee to the department for amending the record and filing the affidavit.

Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0218; SL 1945, ch 103, § 3; SL 1947, ch 121, § 2; SL 1972, ch 194, § 39; SL 1978, ch 255, § 4; SL 1991, ch 279, § 3; SL 2001, ch 129, § 2; SL 2005, ch 191, § 2.

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