Sunday, 14 August, 2022
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Birth Certificate of Street Children

HC seeks explanation

The High Court on Thursday issued a rule seeking explanation as to why a direction should not be given to provide birth certificate to street children, reports UNB.

It also wanted to know why not giving birth certificates to the street children should not be declared illegal.

The bench of Justice Mozibur Rahman Miah and Justice Khizir Hayat issued the rule after hearing a petition.

Women and children affairs secretary, home secretary, registrar of the Office of the Registrar General, Birth and Death Registration have been made the respondents to the rule.

Respondents have been asked to respond to the rule within the next four weeks.