The minister, of course, realizes that in the case of illegitimate children there may be a protest within a year
after the birth of the child to the effect that the father is a white person. If that protest is sustained the child is not an Indian. But if the father is unknown or is an Indian, the child is an Indian. That was the amendment that was made in 1956.
Subtopic: AMENDMENT RESPECTING NAMES ON INDIAN REGISTER