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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 4: Registration of father where parents not married

Enables unmarried parents to give information separately at the time of registration as well as together, in order to have the father’s details included in the birth entry. It also removes the requirement for persons to sign the register and imposes a requirement for information to be given in the prescribed manner.

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