27. (1) Subject to subsection (2), a birth certificate issued by the Registrar-General in respect of a transsexual person shall show the person's sex in accordance with the record as altered.
(2) The Registrar-General may issue a birth certificate showing a transsexual person's sex before the alteration of the record if application for such certificate is made—
(a) by the person;
(b) by a child of the person; or
(c) by a person specified in the regulations.
(3) A birth certificate referred to in this section shall not include any word or statement to the effect that the person to whom the certificate relates has changed sex.