THE PATERNITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 205 of 1956
722.725 Reference to mother as parent of child in records, certificates, or other papers.
In a record, certificate, or other paper made or executed requiring a declaration by or notice to the mother of a child born out of wedlock or otherwise requiring a reference to the relation of a mother to such a child, it shall be sufficient to refer to the mother as the parent of the child. An explicit reference shall not be made to illegitimacy.
History: 1956, Act 205, Eff. Aug. 11, 1956
Am. 1980, Act 20, Imd. Eff. Mar. 7, 1980
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