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GN 00302.550 Physician's or Midwife's Birth Record

Probative value of physician's or midwife's statement

The following table shows the probative value of a signed statement by the physician or mid-wife in attendance when the person was born.

IF the statement is...THEN the statement...

Based on the physician's or midwife's records

Has high probative value

  • Based entirely on memory, and

  • Prepare in accordance with GN 00302.585

  • Is acceptable as other evidence of probative value, and>

  • Would be evaluated in the same manner as a similar statement from another person.


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GN 00302.550 - Physician's or Midwife's Birth Record - 10/06/1994
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:10/06/1994