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birth certificate

a certificate issued on the registration of the birth of a child. First instituted in 1837 in England and Wales, it shows the full name of the child, his or her sex, the names of the parents (including the former surname of the mother) and the father's occupation. Birth certificates provide the historical sociologist with a source of data with which to study life histories, fertility patterns and illegitimacy. See also DEATH CERTIFICATE, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. PARISH REGISTER.
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The birth certificates were required to register learners so they can get unique identifiers to be used in their education to replace the index numbers used during exams.
Today were making a change so that foster youth in Missouri will no longer have to pay the state to get a birth certificate.
The province's intention to issue gender neutral birth certificates is in direct response to Hickey's court challenge.
In order to modify a birth certificate in Texas, the Department of State Health Services requires transgender individuals to present a certified court order stating the recorded sex on a birth certificate should be changed.
Some 22,000 birth certificates for people deemed "stateless" have been issued since President Rohani took office in 2013.
The Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (Haad), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, announced on Monday that Abu Dhabi residents can now collect birth certificates at 22 public and private healthcare facilities across the emirate.
Obama's long-form birth certificate is not authentic," investigator Mike Zullo said.
The amount of red tape I have had to go through to get Michaelee's name put on our daugther's birth certificate was outrageous.
Bahrain: An increasing number of people are using an online service allowing citizens and residents in Bahrain to apply for electronic birth certificates for newborns, according to officials.
Currently Governor Brownback is advocating for a change in policy which only allows individuals to change their birth certificate if they can prove that their sex was incorrectly recorded at birth.
Prior to that Judge's decision, there had been an unofficial correcting of birth certificates for humane reasons.
Juvenal took part in the birth certificates ceremony and said its significance cannot be underestimated.