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Consideration of Bill


Welfare Reform Bill, As Amended


Registrar not to enter father’s name in certain circumstances


Paul Rowen




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—



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



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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