Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2010

A LAW to amend further the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001

Adopted by the States                                               7th October 2009

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council           21st July 2010

Registered by the Royal Court                                    6th August 2010

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Interpretation

In this Law, “principal Law” means the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001[1].

2        Article 59A amended

In Article 59A of the principal Law, after paragraph (3) there shall be inserted the following paragraphs –

“(3A) Where a choice of surname is made in accordance with paragraphs (1) to (3) on the re-registration of a child’s birth, the father and mother may, at the same time, request the addition to or removal from the register of any forename for the child.

(3B)   A request under paragraph (3A) shall be evidenced in accordance with paragraph (3).”.

3        Schedule 2A amended

In paragraph 2 of Schedule 2A to the principal Law, after sub-paragraph (3) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraphs –

“(3A) Where a child’s birth is re-registered in accordance with this paragraph the father and mother may, at the same time, request the addition to or removal from the register of any forename for the child.

(3B)   A request under sub-paragraph (3A) shall be evidenced in accordance with sub-paragraph (1).”.

4        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2010 and shall come into force 7 days after it is registered.

l.-m. hart

Assistant Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 12.600


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