In PEI, the Vital Statistics Act contains the laws about birth registration and birth certificates. Within 30 days of the birth of a child in PEI, the birth must be registered with the Department of Vital Statistics. This is usually done in the hospital after the baby is born.

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Having a baby can be an exciting and overwhelming time in your life. As you prepare for a baby to arrive, or for a child to join your family, there are legal issues you need to consider. We will discuss some of the common legal issues you may face, including: Birth certificates Adoption Assisted conception…

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Adoption is a legal process that establishes new parent-child relationships – the adopted child becomes the legal child of the adoptive parents and is no longer the legal child of his or her birth parents. It is against the law for anyone to pressure you about, force you into, or pay you for, adopting your…

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