chapter  7
Section 8 orders
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O A sole holder of parental responsibility has sole rights and duty to register the child’s name.

O Married parents have an equal right to choose a name on the birth of the child.

O It is not mandatory for the child to use the father’s name. O If a residence order is in force, the written consent of all those with

parental responsibility or leave of the court is needed to change a surname of a child.