§ 23-02.1-01 Definitions
§ 23-02.1-02 Office of statistical services
§ 23-02.1-02.1 Birth, marriage, fetal death, and death records – Transition to electronic birth registration system and electronic death registration system
§ 23-02.1-03 Director of the office of statistical services and associative duties, state and deputy state registrars
§ 23-02.1-04 Duties of the state department of health
§ 23-02.1-05 Duties of the state registrar
§ 23-02.1-08 Duties of subregistrars
§ 23-02.1-11 Form of records
§ 23-02.1-12 Date of registration
§ 23-02.1-13 Birth registration
§ 23-02.1-14 Infants of unknown parentage – Foundling registration
§ 23-02.1-15 Delayed registration of birth
§ 23-02.1-16 Delayed registration of death
§ 23-02.1-17 Court reports of adoption
§ 23-02.1-18 New birth records following adoption, legitimation, and paternity determination
§ 23-02.1-19 Death registration
§ 23-02.1-20 Fetal death registration
§ 23-02.1-20.1 Fetal loss
§ 23-02.1-21 Permits
§ 23-02.1-22 Extension of time
§ 23-02.1-23 Marriage registration
§ 23-02.1-24 Court reports of divorce and annulment of marriage
§ 23-02.1-25 Correction and amendment of vital records
§ 23-02.1-26 Reproduction of records
§ 23-02.1-27 Disclosure of records
§ 23-02.1-28 Copies of data from vital records
§ 23-02.1-29 Fees
§ 23-02.1-30 Persons required to keep records
§ 23-02.1-31 Duties to furnish information relative to vital events
§ 23-02.1-32 Penalties
§ 23-02.1-33 Short title

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 23-02.1

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See North Dakota Code 1-01-18
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • written: include "typewriting" and "typewritten" and "printing" and "printed" except in the case of signatures and when the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See North Dakota Code 1-01-37
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See North Dakota Code 1-01-33