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Registration of Births and Deaths (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2009

2009 No. 2165

These Regulations amend the Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1987 and the Registration of Births and Deaths (Welsh Language) Regulations 1987. They make amendments to allow for the recording of information in a birth, death or still-birth entry relating to an “other parent” which is the second female parent as defined by sections 42 and 43 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. They provide accordingly for alternative forms of birth and still-birth entry and associated prescribed forms.

Made: 5th August 2009
Coming into force: 1st September 2009