registration and coroners

Information typeKeep forKeep fromLegislation or business reason
CitizenshipDuration of ceremonyReceipt from Home OfficeHome Office Regulations
Deaths – InquestsPermanentCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953
Civil partnershipsPermanentCreationCivil Partnerships Act 2004
Treasure troveFifteen yearsCreationLimitation Act 1980
Marriage registrationsPermanentCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953 Chapter 20
Death registrationsPermanentCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953 Chapter 20
Birth registrationsPermanentCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953 Chapter 20
Certificate requisitions – 1st and 5th schedulesSix yearsCreationIndustrial Assurance and Friendly Society Acts 1948 (1st) and 1974 (5th)
Notiifications of disposals of bodies of deceased personsFive yearsCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953 Chapter 20
Marriage NoticesFive yearsCreationMarriage Act 1949 Chapter 76
Authorised persons appointment formsTwo yearsVacation of officeMarriage Acts of 1898 and 1949
Registrar General’s authorities for registration after twelve monthsTwo yearsCreationBirths and Deaths Registration Act 1953 Sections 7 and 21
Registration Officers appointment formsOne yearRetirementLord Chancellors Code of Practice on the management of Records Issued Under Section 46 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
Marriages of minors consent formsOne yearCreationMarriage Acts of 1898 and 1949