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HC dismisses plea to alter date of birth

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Madras High today made it clear that any correction in the date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing the SSLC examination.

The stated this while dismissing a by one B Karunakaran of Villupuram district seeking a direction to the State Board of School of Examination to correct his date of birth as January 16, 1992, as reflected in the school transfer certificate.



As per Rule 5 of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Rules, any correction in the date of birth, name or initial had to be made before completing the SSLC examination, the Judge said.

According the petitioner he was born on January 16, 1992. However, at the time of admission in school, the date of birth was given as January 19, 1989.

The Judge also found fault with an order of the District Munsif cum Judicial Magistrate in October, 2010 directing Board of School of Examination to issue birth certificate reflecting the date of birth as January 16, 1992.

He said a criminal did not have the jurisdiction to pass such order. No enquiry has been conducted by the criminal and the only evidence available before the criminal was the statement made by the petitioner.

The criminal has no jurisdiction to direct the board to issue such certificate. "If this is going to be encouraged, anybody can approach the criminal and correct the date of birth according to their convenience," the Judge said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC dismisses plea to alter date of birth

Madras High Court today made it clear that any correction in the date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing the SSLC examination. The court stated this while dismissing a petition by one B Karunakaran of Villupuram district seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu State Board of School of Examination to correct his date of birth as January 16, 1992, as reflected in the school transfer certificate. As per Rule 5 of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Rules, any correction in the date of birth, name or initial had to be made before completing the SSLC examination, the Judge said. According the petitioner he was born on January 16, 1992. However, at the time of admission in school, the date of birth was given as January 19, 1989. The Judge also found fault with an order of the District Munsif cum Judicial Magistrate in October, 2010 directing Board of School of Examination to issue birth certificate reflecting the date of birth as January ... Madras High today made it clear that any correction in the date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing the SSLC examination.

The stated this while dismissing a by one B Karunakaran of Villupuram district seeking a direction to the State Board of School of Examination to correct his date of birth as January 16, 1992, as reflected in the school transfer certificate.

As per Rule 5 of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Rules, any correction in the date of birth, name or initial had to be made before completing the SSLC examination, the Judge said.

According the petitioner he was born on January 16, 1992. However, at the time of admission in school, the date of birth was given as January 19, 1989.

The Judge also found fault with an order of the District Munsif cum Judicial Magistrate in October, 2010 directing Board of School of Examination to issue birth certificate reflecting the date of birth as January 16, 1992.

He said a criminal did not have the jurisdiction to pass such order. No enquiry has been conducted by the criminal and the only evidence available before the criminal was the statement made by the petitioner.

The criminal has no jurisdiction to direct the board to issue such certificate. "If this is going to be encouraged, anybody can approach the criminal and correct the date of birth according to their convenience," the Judge said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC dismisses plea to alter date of birth

Madras High today made it clear that any correction in the date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing the SSLC examination.

The stated this while dismissing a by one B Karunakaran of Villupuram district seeking a direction to the State Board of School of Examination to correct his date of birth as January 16, 1992, as reflected in the school transfer certificate.

As per Rule 5 of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Rules, any correction in the date of birth, name or initial had to be made before completing the SSLC examination, the Judge said.

According the petitioner he was born on January 16, 1992. However, at the time of admission in school, the date of birth was given as January 19, 1989.

The Judge also found fault with an order of the District Munsif cum Judicial Magistrate in October, 2010 directing Board of School of Examination to issue birth certificate reflecting the date of birth as January 16, 1992.

He said a criminal did not have the jurisdiction to pass such order. No enquiry has been conducted by the criminal and the only evidence available before the criminal was the statement made by the petitioner.

The criminal has no jurisdiction to direct the board to issue such certificate. "If this is going to be encouraged, anybody can approach the criminal and correct the date of birth according to their convenience," the Judge said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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