116. Every person who gives shelter to or takes custody of a newborn child whose father and mother are unknown or prevented from acting is bound to declare the birth to the registrar of civil status within 30 days.
A declaration states the sex and, if known, the name and the place, date and time of birth of the child. The person making a declaration shall also provide a note relating the facts and circumstances and indicating, if known to him, the names of the father and mother.
1991, c. 64, a. 116; 2013, c. 27, s. 13.