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Remote registrations - Births and deaths

Date: 20 September 2022

Directions for the registration service

District of Orkney Islands

In accordance with sections 14(1A)(b) and 23(1A)(b) of the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 (as amended by the Coronavirus
(Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Act 2022), and with the approval of the Registrar General, the District Registrar for the registration district of Orkney Islands
directs as follows, with effect from 24 September 2022.

  • In this district, the permitted manner(s) of giving the prescribed information to the registrar during a remote registration of a BIRTH is by telephone on 01856 886333
    or by teams on chief-registrar@orkney.gov.uk 
  • In this district, the permitted manner(s) of giving the prescribed information to the registrar during a remote registration of a STILL-BIRTH is by telephone on 01856
    886333 or by teams on chief-registrar@orkney.gov.uk 
  • In this district, the permitted manner(s) of giving the prescribed information to the registrar during a remote registration of a DEATH is by telephone on 01856 886333
    or by teams on chief-registrar@orkney.gov.uk

Patricia Breck

District Registrar

7 September 2022

  • Summary:

    Directions for the registration service

    In accordance with sections 14(1A)(b) and 23(1A)(b) of the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 (as amended by the Coronavirus
    (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Act 2022), and with the approval of the Registrar General, the District Registrar for the registration district of Orkney Islands
    directs as follows, with effect from 24 September 2022.

  • Category:
    Public Notices

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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