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Consideration of Bill


 

Welfare Reform Bill, As Amended

 

Registrar not to enter father’s name in certain circumstances

 

Paul Rowen

 

NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Nothing in section 44 and Schedule 6 of this Act relating to the registration of

 

the births of children whose parents are neither married to each other nor civil

 

partner of each other shall permit the registrar to enter the name of a father on the

 

register in circumstances where—

 

(1)    

the mother confirms to the registrar that she has reason to fear for her

 

safety or that of her child if the father were to acquire parental

 

responsibility by virtue of his name being entered on the register; and

 

(2)    

a determination regarding the acquisition of parental responsibility by the

 

father under section 4(1)(c) of the Children Act 1989 as amended has not

 

yet been made by a court.’.

 


 
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