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Marge made this Freedom of Information request to General Register Office

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Dear General Register Office,

I have three questions.

Why is the Certificate Of Birth format and information printed in red/pink?

And why is the format and printed information on the Certified true copy of an entry of birth black?

Also why does a superintendent registrar or registrar sign the certificate of birth in gold and the certified true copy of an entry of birth in black

Yours faithfully,

Barroness Marge. S.

FOI, General Register Office

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Ms. S left an annotation ()

If you are querying the authenticity of the birth certificate, you should photocopy it!