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Article 24(1)(a) - languages accepted by the Member State for the public documents to be presented to its authorities pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1)


Article 24(1)(b) – an indicative list of public documents falling within the scope of this Regulation

Birth Certificate (Scotland)

Still-birth certificate (Scotland)

Adoption Certificate (Scotland)

Certificate of Life (Scotland)

Death certificate (Scotland)

Marriage Certificate (Scotland)

Capacity to Marry (Scotland)

Decree of Divorce (Scotland)

Declarator of nullity (marriage) (Scotland)

Judicial Separation order (marriage) (Scotland)

Certificate of Civil Partnership (Scotland)

Dissolution Certificate (Scotland)

Court declarators of parentage / non-parentage (Scotland)

Article 24(1)(e) – an indicative list of types of authorities empowered by national law to make certified copies

Same as those authorities issing original documents- e.g. National Records Scotland

Last update: 20/03/2019

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