Archive for the 'birth certificates' Category

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

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Equal birth registration rights for female couples – Home Office

“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

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Lesbians given equal birth rights – BBC News

“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

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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

“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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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

“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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Rules eased for second parent in IVF births – The Guardian

“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

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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

“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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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