13.0 Birth Certificates - Proof of Age, Rules and Regulations, ALLIANCE Manual of Operations (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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.1    Each centre/zone will file with the ALLIANCE for each Representative (AAA, AA-A, BB-B and U8-U9 MD ) player, including
affiliated players, a birth certificate issued by a competent authority (i.e., the Registrar General of the province in which the
player was born) In cases where it is impossible to secure a birth certificate, the ALLIANCE may, if it considers the supporting
evidence satisfactory, accept in lieu thereof a duly certified baptismal certificate, issued before the age of 10 years, or the age at
the date of entry in this country as certified by the form filed at the port of entry.
See HC Constitution and By-laws Section F Rule 19, 20, 21, for supporting documentation.  This certificate must indicate that
the player has not attained the age limit as set out in the preceding paragraph, before the first day of January of the season in 
which the player intends to compete.
For all other players, it will be the responsibility of each ALLIANCE Hockey Association Registrar to verify a player’s
age/birthdate upon registration.

.2    Where player was born in countrother than Canada, the player may provide document from Employment and
Immigration Canada 
which verifies the date of birth of the player and such document will be accepted as being equivalent
to a birth certificate.

.3    The ALLIANCE will check each birth certificate to ensure that the player has not exceeded the age limit for the division
to which the player has applied.