CCQ-1991 - Civil Code of Québec

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63. Before authorizing a change of name, the registrar of civil status shall ascertain that notices of the application have been published, except where
(1)  a special exemption from publication has been granted by the Minister of Justice for reasons of general interest;
(2)  in the case of an application concerning a given name, it is clear that the change requested relates to a modification of the person’s gender identity; or
(3)  the change requested concerns a child under 6 months of age.
In addition, the registrar may require the applicant to furnish any necessary additional explanation and information and shall give third persons who so request the opportunity to state their views.
1991, c. 64, a. 63; 1996, c. 21, s. 27; 2007, c. 32, s. 8; 2013, c. 27, s. 1; 2016, c. 192016, c. 19, s. 5.
63. Before authorizing a change of name, the registrar of civil status shall ascertain that notices of the application have been published, except where
(1)  a special exemption from publication has been granted by the Minister of Justice for reasons of general interest;
(2)  in the case of an application concerning a given name, it is clear that the change requested relates to a modification of the person’s sexual identity; or
(3)  the change requested concerns a child under 6 months of age.
In addition, the registrar may require the applicant to furnish any necessary additional explanation and information and shall give third persons who so request the opportunity to state their views.
1991, c. 64, a. 63; 1996, c. 21, s. 27; 2007, c. 32, s. 8; 2013, c. 27, s. 1.
63. Before authorizing a change of name, the registrar of civil status shall ascertain that the notices of the application have been published, unless a special exemption from publication has been granted by the Minister of Justice for reasons of general interest; he shall give to third persons who so request the opportunity to state their views.
The registrar may also require the applicant to furnish any additional explanation and information he may need.
1991, c. 64, a. 63; 1996, c. 21, s. 27; 2007, c. 32, s. 8.
63. Before authorizing a change of name, the registrar of civil status shall ascertain that the notices of the application have been published, unless a special exemption from publication has been granted by the minister responsible for civil status for reasons of general interest; he shall give to third persons who so request the opportunity to state their views.
The registrar may also require the applicant to furnish any additional explanation and information he may need.
1991, c. 64, a. 63; 1996, c. 21, s. 27.
63. Before authorizing a change of name, the registrar of civil status shall ascertain that the notices of the application have been published, unless a special exemption from publication has been granted by the Minister of Justice for reasons of general interest; he shall give to third persons who so request the opportunity to state their views.
The registrar may also require the applicant to furnish any additional explanation and information he may need.
1991, c. 64, a. 63.