Published guidance on the use of certified copies of official certificates

FOI request reference: F0054008
Publication date: September 2018

Request

The National Archives publication Reproduction of birth, death and marriage certificates published in May 2014 sets out the current General Register Office approved guidance on the use of certified copies of official certificates.

Please supply the approved guidance that was in place in 1998 and any subsequent updates/revisions published between 1998 and the current document in 2014.

Outcome

Successful / No information held

Response

1. Please supply the approved guidance that was in place in 1998

I can confirm that The National Archives does not hold information relevant to your request.

2. Please supply any subsequent updates/revisions published between 1998 and the current document in 2014.

I can confirm that The National Archives holds information relevant to your request, which we are pleased to be able to provide to you below. The National Archives holds four versions of published guidance between 1998 and the current version:

2001
Provided as an attachment

2003
Available on our web archive

2005
Available on our web archive

2009
Available on our web archive.
Advice and assistance

Please note that the published guidance that we hold references published guidance from 1999, however we can confirm that we do not hold a version of this.