Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021
the infant of unknown parentage or the relinquished newborn child is identified
and a certificate of live birth is found or obtained, the foundling certificate
submitted under this rule shall be voided and placed in a sealed file and shall
not be open to inspection except as otherwise provided for in this rule or
Title 26, Chapter 2, Utah Vital Statistics Act.
A sealed file under Subsection (1) may
only be open to inspection:
(a) as provided
and Rule R436-18;
(b) upon the
order of a court with competent jurisdiction; and
(c) by the state registrar to properly
administer the state vital records and statistics system.
(3) As authorized in Section
the Office shall determine which certificate under Subsection (1) should be
sealed and which should be given to the guardian of the child or the child
based on completeness and accuracy of information.
(4) As authorized in Section 26-2-7 and Rule
R436-3, the Office may resolve conflicting birth and foundling certificates.
This includes duplicate certificates for an individual and determining which is
the most appropriate for the individual to use.