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Registration of births, deaths and marriages retention schedule

Source: Democracy Registration and Business Centre retention schedule version 2.0, adopted January 2024, expires end January 2026.

A PDF version of this retention schedule, including full version history, is held in the EDRM Retention Schedules folder.

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Registration of births, marriages and deaths

BMD 1.01: Statutory registration of births, deaths and marriages

Disposition: PERM, unless otherwise directed by the General Register Office Handbook or equivalent

Example(s): Birth register, marriage register, death register

Rationale: Business need

Locations: Register offices. Closed marriage registers may be transferred to Derbyshire Record Office