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English translation: declaration of birth, birth certificate

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French term or phrase:attestation / acte
English translation:declaration of birth, birth certificate
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19:32 Jan 25, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents / bureaucratic/legal
French term or phrase: attestation / acte
I am translating two things, one is "attestation de naissance" and the other is "acte de naissance". I suppose they are respectively "proof" and "certificate" but I would like confirmation, and perhaps information on the agreed terms, if any, in English. The texts come from Congo. On second thoughts, "proof of birth" sounds misleading. Confirmation?
Kajuco
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:59
declaration of birth, birth certificate
Explanation:
first someone has to officially report/declare a birth and on that basis a birth certificate is then drawn up.

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Note added at 2004-01-25 21:43:35 (GMT)
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Éducaloi - Acts of birth
... The compulsory “declaration of birth” made to the Registrar of Civil Status ensures that the newborn will be registered in the Quebec register of civil ...
www.educaloi.qc.ca/TLR_Law/F01A_Capsules/ index.php3?no=55 - 40k

OCC - How to Register a Birth
... If you live outside Oxfirdshire or your baby was born outside Oxfordshire then you may make a declaration of birth at your most convenient office. ...
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/index/living/ registration_service/birth.htm - 26k -

Registering a Birth | Births and your Baby | Births, Marriages and ...
... for you to visit the district register office then you may attend any register office of your choice in England and Wales and make a \'Declaration of Birth\'. ...
www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/registerservice/ births/registering_a_birth.html - 10k

Le Bénin
... Declaration of birth. • Birth sheet given to the parents at the hospital (clinic or matermity) and filled out by the parents of the child;. ...
www.gouv.bj/en/administrations/guide_procedures/ etat_civil.php - 7k

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Note added at 2004-01-25 21:45:21 (GMT)
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Registration Services - Birth certificates, Marriage Certificates ...
... Certificate services. ... Everyone will need a birth certificate, marriage certificate or death certificate ...
www.statistics.gov.uk/nsbase/registration/ certificates.asp - 25k
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writeaway
Local time: 23:59
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Thanks. But I'm still not quite sure because the "attestation" was filled NINE YEARS after the birth, so it does not seem to be a Declaration in the sense described by your sources. It says, roughly: "Je, soussigné, officier de l'etat civil ... atteste par la presente qu'il ressort des pieces d'identité en sa possession que X ... est effectivememnt né (date).
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declaration of birth, birth certificate


Explanation:
first someone has to officially report/declare a birth and on that basis a birth certificate is then drawn up.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2004-01-25 21:43:35 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Éducaloi - Acts of birth
... The compulsory “declaration of birth” made to the Registrar of Civil Status ensures that the newborn will be registered in the Quebec register of civil ...
www.educaloi.qc.ca/TLR_Law/F01A_Capsules/ index.php3?no=55 - 40k

OCC - How to Register a Birth
... If you live outside Oxfirdshire or your baby was born outside Oxfordshire then you may make a declaration of birth at your most convenient office. ...
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/index/living/ registration_service/birth.htm - 26k -

Registering a Birth | Births and your Baby | Births, Marriages and ...
... for you to visit the district register office then you may attend any register office of your choice in England and Wales and make a \'Declaration of Birth\'. ...
www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/registerservice/ births/registering_a_birth.html - 10k

Le Bénin
... Declaration of birth. • Birth sheet given to the parents at the hospital (clinic or matermity) and filled out by the parents of the child;. ...
www.gouv.bj/en/administrations/guide_procedures/ etat_civil.php - 7k

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Note added at 2004-01-25 21:45:21 (GMT)
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Registration Services - Birth certificates, Marriage Certificates ...
... Certificate services. ... Everyone will need a birth certificate, marriage certificate or death certificate ...
www.statistics.gov.uk/nsbase/registration/ certificates.asp - 25k

writeaway
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Thanks. But I'm still not quite sure because the "attestation" was filled NINE YEARS after the birth, so it does not seem to be a Declaration in the sense described by your sources. It says, roughly: "Je, soussigné, officier de l'etat civil ... atteste par la presente qu'il ressort des pieces d'identité en sa possession que X ... est effectivememnt né (date).

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
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agree  Anita Milos
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agree  Claire Chapman
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agree  Valentini Mellas
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agree  Helen Genevier
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agree  sousou: Yes, for Birth Certificate
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