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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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ECHO Essentials PASSPORT regulations state applicants born after January 11983 reguire: Mother's UK birth certificate, Home Office certificate of registration or naturalisation, or her passport valid at the time of your birth, or; Your father's UK birth certificate, Home Office certificate of registration or naturalisation, or his passport valid at the time of your birth and your parents' marriage certificate.
Originally under the Family Law Act the unmarried mother would have had to apply to the High Court to have the deceased father's name put on the birth certificate.
The paper that I've been looking for just to see all our names together in one space has still eluded me, outside of this birth certificate,'' Spinner said.
While using the false birth certificate Small obtained a driving licence in the name of Rachel Davies and twice used Rache's birth certificate to apply for passports.
Obama, saying he was frustrated with "this silliness," publicly released the long form of his birth certificate over a year ago.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The birth certificates of babies born in government healthcare facilities in Abu Dhabi can now be collected from the facilities themselves and Al Tamm service centres.
CASE FACTS: Louis Birney was seeking an amended birth certificate to reflect his correct name and gender.
SEVERAL infants have not been issued birth certificates because their parents could not pay the mother's clinic fees for giving birth, the Child Commissioner Leda Koursoumba yesterday.
Additionally, All I Had Was Your Birth Certificate can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at www.
Unfortunately for Corsi, the title of the book is predicated on Obama's ongoing refusal--or inability--dating back to 2008 to produce a legitimate birth certificate that would prove beyond doubt that he was born in the United States.
The publisher maintains that Obama's recent release of his birth certificate was actually a preemptive strike against this book's facts--and this book goes beyond the issue of birth certificates to examine Obama's legal eligibility to be president and the fabrications of his life in general.
Superintendent Registrar Lesley Hewitson said: "Those applying for a passport for the first time will need to send their birth certificate with their application - or an approved copy of it.