67. A change of name produces its effects from the time the judgment authorizing it acquires the authority of a final judgment (res judicata) or from the time that the decision of the registrar of civil status is no longer open to review.
Notice of the change is published in the Gazette officielle du Québec unless a special exemption from publication is granted by the minister responsible for civil status for reasons of general interest.
1991, c. 64, a. 67; 1996, c. 21, s. 27.