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.