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The Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1987

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Application for short certificate of birth

63.—(1) Section 33 of the Act(1) (short certificates of birth) shall not apply in relation to still-births.

(2) The particulars to be furnished on an application under section 33(1) of the Act for a short certificate of the birth (not being a still-birth) of any person shall be–

(a)where that person has been adopted and the certificate is to be in respect of him as an adopted person–

(i)his name and surname,

(ii)the date of his birth,

(iii)the name and surname of his adopter or, as the case may be, his adopters, and

(iv)the date upon which, and the name of the court by which, the adoption order was made;

(b)in any other case–

(i)his name and surname,

(ii)the date of his birth,

(iii)the name and surname of his father,

(iv)the name, surname and maiden surname of his mother, and

(v)the place of his birth or the place at which his birth was registered.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (2)–

(a)no particulars shall be required if the application is made at the time of registering the birth;

(b)any particulars may be omitted which, in the opinion of the person to whom the application is made, it is not reasonably practicable for the applicant to furnish.

(1)

Section 33 was amended by section 10(1) of the Decimal Currency Act 1969 (c. 19) and by the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Fees) Order 1985 (S.I. 1985/1960).

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