(1) A certificate of adoption must include the following information:
(a) the child's name (before adoption) , sex, date and place of birth, and names of natural parents;
(b) name, date and place of birth and residence of adoptive parents at the time of the child's adoption;
(c) the name of the child as set forth in the adoption decree;
(d) name and address of the attorney or agency handling the adoption;
(e) if this is a stepparent adoption or single parent adoption, indication of that fact; and
(f) certification by the clerk of a district court.
(2) Once a registrar has been notified of an adoption, the registrar must send all original birth documents to the department within 30 days.
History: Sec. 50-15-102 and 50-15-303, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-15-102, 50-15-303 and 50-15-311, MCA; NEW, 1981 MAR p. 1187, Eff. 10/16/81; TRANS, from DHES, 1997 MAR p. 1460; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 397, Eff. 2/15/02.