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The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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88.  In Article 37(7) (qualified applicant for registration or alteration of child’s name), for sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) substitute the following sub-paragraphs—

(a)the father and mother of the child if—

(i)they were married to each other at the time of his birth; or

(ii)they were not married to each other at the time of his birth but the father has parental responsibility for the child;

(b)the mother of the child if his parents were not married to each other at the time of his birth and the father does not have parental responsibility for the child;

(c)the surviving parent if either of the parents of the child is deceased and the surviving parent has parental responsibility for the child;

(d)the guardian of the child or any other person who has parental responsibility for him if—

(i)both his parents are deceased; or

(ii)either of his parents is deceased and the surviving parent does not have parental responsibility for him;.

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