Adopted Children Register
Adopted Children Registera register required to be kept by the Registrar General of adopted children. The public do not have access but may obtain certificates via the index. The Registrar General must make traceable the connection between any entry in the registers of live births or other records which has been marked Adopted’ and any corresponding entry in the Adopted Children Register. This system prevents people accidentally marrying another within the PROHIBITED DEGREES.
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