Digital birth certificate sans religion, marriage details: Registrar General

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The Registrar General’s Department said yesterday the proposed digital birth certificate, which had excluded religion and marriage details of parents, would be issued to people in both languages after completing the legal process.

Registrar General N. C. Vithanage said the new birth certificate, which would be issued with international standards and protective techniques, had rectified shortcomings identified in the old one.

He said the marriage details of the parents which had been negatively affected some children had been removed from the new birth certificate.

Statement issued by the Registrar General’s Department said the new certificate would be equipped with new features such as Quick Response (QR) code, a Bar Code, a watermark and hologram sticker to meet international standards.

The statement said the new certificate issued with the signature of the Registrar General would include the identical number given at birth and it would be named ‘National Birth Certificate’ instead of ‘Birth Certificate’ as previously named.

Mr Vithanage said details of the religion would not be included in the new birth certificate just as in the old one and added that however, nationality of parents and their ethnic group would be included in the new certificate.(Ajith Siriwardana)

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  • Sim Thursday, 23 July 2020 03:37 PM

    Nationality should be Srilankan Ethnic group not necessary

    Neville Gunasekara Thursday, 23 July 2020 03:42 PM

    If the parents are of two different nationalities ?

    nirmalan Friday, 24 July 2020 10:32 AM

    then the child takes on the fathers nationality, as per the bloodline.

    suren Thursday, 23 July 2020 04:11 PM

    Race

    Sokrates Thursday, 23 July 2020 04:37 PM

    To include the ethnic background is racist. And by the way what to do if one Grandfather is European, the other Grandfather Chinese, one Grandmother Tamil and the other Grandmother Sinhalese?

    Edward Friday, 24 July 2020 10:35 AM

    none of the grandparents matter. Child will follow ethnicity of the father, as per the bloodline. In Geneology, the child follows the father's ethnicity and bloodline. Unless no father is mentioned, in which case, the child will, by default, follow the mothers ethnicity.

    Pk Thursday, 23 July 2020 09:41 PM

    Ethnic group is not necessary if put as Sri Lankan to all then racism and separation could be avoided


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