Fathers could be forced to be named on birth certificates – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 18th, 2012 in birth certificates, domestic violence, news, paternity by sally

“Fathers could be forced by law to be named on their baby’s birth certificate under plans being drawn up by ministers to boost their role in family life.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2012

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Girls’ secret father wins right to be on birth certificates – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2011 in birth certificates, news, parental rights, paternity by tracey

“A father of twin girls must be identified on their birth certificates even though his children do not know he is their father, judges have ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th December 2011

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New surrogacy law eases the way for gay men to become legal parents – The Guardian

“Gay male couples will be able to use a fast-track route to become the legal parents of surrogate children from next week. On 6 April, changes to the law will permit two men to be named as parents on a child’s birth certificate for the first time in British history.”

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The Guardian, 28th March 2010

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Equal birth registration rights for female couples – Home Office

Posted September 2nd, 2009 in assisted reproduction, birth certificates, homosexuality, news by sally

“Female couples now have the same rights as heterosexual couples when registering the birth of a child conceived as a result of fertility treatment.”

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Home Office, 1st September 2009

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Lesbians given equal birth rights – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2009 in assisted reproduction, birth certificates, homosexuality, news by sally

“Women in same-sex relationships can now register both their names on the birth certificate of a child conceived as a result of fertility treatment.”

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BBC News, 31st August 2009

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Same sex couples names to appear on birth certificates – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 7th, 2009 in birth certificates, civil partnerships, news by sally

“New rules allowing same-sex couples undergoing fertility treatment to name both partners on the child’s birth certificate came into force on Monday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th April 2009

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Single mothers to be forced to name fathers on birth certificates – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 17th, 2009 in birth certificates, news, paternity by sally

“Single mothers will be forced to give the name of the child’s father on birth certificates to encourage men to take responsibility for their children, under plans to be approved by Parliament.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th March 2009

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Rules eased for second parent in IVF births – The Guardian

Posted March 2nd, 2009 in assisted reproduction, birth certificates, news by sally

“Lesbian couples and single women who have children through IVF will be able to name almost any adult as the second parent, under a law coming into force next month.”

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The Guardian, 2nd March 2009

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Single mothers forced to give father’s name on birth certificate – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 11th, 2008 in birth certificates, news, paternity by sally

“Single mothers will be forced to give the name of their child’s father on birth certificates so that they can be made to pay maintenance, under a Government clampdown on the benefits culture.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th December 2008

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Schoolgirl’s fight for passport – BBC News

Posted July 7th, 2008 in birth certificates, news by sally

“A 16-year-old schoolgirl is unable to leave the country, open a bank account or get a job – because she does not officially ‘exist’.”

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BBC News, 5th July 2008

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Change to birth laws means an end to ‘fatherless’ children – The Times

Posted June 3rd, 2008 in birth certificates, news, paternity by sally

“All fathers will be required to sign their baby’s birth certificate under a change in the law designed to ensure that both parents are involved in a child’s life.”

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The Times, 3rd June 2008

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Children donor awareness rejected – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2007 in birth certificates, embryology, news by sally

“Ministers have rejected calls to force parents who have children via egg or sperm donation to register the fact on the birth certificate.”

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BBC News, 8th October 2007

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A right to know – biological origins of IVF children to be stated on birth certificates – The Guardian

Posted August 1st, 2007 in birth certificates, embryology, news by sally

“Children born from donated sperm or eggs will have the information marked on their birth certificates under sweeping changes to fertility laws proposed by an influential group of ministers and peers yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 1st August 2007

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Paternity declaration fines – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 27th, 2007 in birth certificates, news, paternity by sally

“Unmarried fathers who admit paternity of a child but refuse to register on the birth certificate could be fined under new proposals.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th June 2007

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Fathers “unknown” should be fined, think tank says – Reuters

Posted June 18th, 2007 in birth certificates, news, paternity by sally

“Fathers who fail to register their name on their child’s birth certificates should be fined, a think tank said on Saturday.”

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Reuters, 16th June 2007

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