Commentary

4.6 Change of child’s name where parents not married as at the child’s date of birth

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| Commentary

4.6 Change of child’s name where parents not married as at the child’s date of birth

| Commentary

4.6 Change of child’s name where parents not married as at the child’s date of birth

Where the parents were not married to, or civil partners of, each other when their child was born, the mother has sole parental responsibility for the child unless (in the case of a child born after 1 December 2003) the father is registered as the child’s father at the time of birth, or on a re-registration of the birth as appropriate, under Section 10(1) or Section 10A(1) of the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953, in which case the father will also have parental

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