INTERESTING POSITING RE BDMs
- tHIS CAME FROM THE BUCKS LIST WHICH WAS PASED TO ME.
Subject: [BKM] IMPORTANT - NEW UK REGISTRATION PROPOSALS
> > Overseas listers may not be aware that there was a consultation
> > future of the Registration Service in England & Wales.Paper.
> > I would urge EVERY lister to read this and down load the White
> > The result has now been published as a White Paper containingproposals
> > changes.
> > These may be downoaded as a PDF file from
> > http://www.official-documents.co.uk/document/cm53/5355/cm5355.htm
> > Some may have seen news stories about the wider choice of venues
> > marriage.are
> > The crucial proposals affecting Genealogists and Family Historians
> > chapter 6far,
> > Registers relating to persons over 100 years old to be treated as
> > records, open access by the public, probably in digitised form. So
> > good [apart from the 1901 debacle!],certificates has
> > Suggestions that more information should be included on
> > been accepted BUT BUT BUTcertificates in
> > Registers relating to persons under 100 years - no more
> > traditional form - only perhaps short certificates with current
> > date of event - no addresses or occupations - out of respect forpersonal
> > privacy. Fulll certificates available to subjects of thecertificate, or
> > legal evidence only.
> > Precise;ly what info would remain in the public domain is set out
> > on page 55.
> > But, little need for these, as (out of respect for privacy
> > passport, DVLA and other government deppartment will have fullaccess to
> thetonight -
> > electronic BMD info on the living.
> > Incidentally the House of Commons threw out an ID card Bill
> > this sounds like Big Brother by the Back Door, especially asschools are
> > having to send to central govt. details on every pupil.
> > Comments can be sent to your MP if you live un the UK, or to Ruth
> > Minister for the Office of National Statistics if you live abroad.glad to
> > Cheers
> > John Henley
> > (still catching up on masses of emails )
> > using Archive CDs - see http://www.archivecdbooks.org
> > and researching (and not finding much time for - but always very
> > hear of any)Berks/Hants/Wilts]
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