General Register Office


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General Register Office

the national depository which records all births, marriages and deaths registered as occurring in England and Wales since 1837 (situated in St Catherine's House, London). Scotland has its own General Register Office at New Register House, Edinburgh. See also BIRTH CERTIFICATE, DEATH CERTIFICATE, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, DEMOGRAPHY.
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The decision follows a hearing at the court today on an appeal by Northern Ireland's Attorney General, General Register Office, and Department of Finance, against the landmark High Court ruling on June 9th, which gave legal recognition to humanist marriages.
Ms Lacole, from Belfast, and Mr O'Kane, 26, from Co Derry, are taking a case against the General Register Office for Northern Ireland and Stormont's Department of Finance.
But because he was in a coma and not married to Natalie, it could not legally be assumed he was the father and a DNA test was required by the General Register Office.
When a court issues a Declaration of Parentage after the original registration, a copy is sent to the General Register Office within 21 days and the birth may be re-registered to show the findings of the court.
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They all offer census records up to 1911, General Register Office birth, marriage and death indexes and lots more.
Short of contacting the General Register Office, who can remember who's related to who and how many kids there are between them?
The Home Office should work with the General Register Office to ensure all suspicions are reported, chief inspector of borders and immigration John Vine said.
A spokeswoman for the General Register Office for Scotland said: "You are supposed to register your child within that time but obviously certain circumstances mean that parents can't get in within the 21 days.
But the General Register Office for Scotland says the "moving average" over recent years has consistently been "around 800 or so".
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