Aldrich - Answered a Question by jarvis (03 Oct 08 09:56)

RCI requires legal docs for 2 reasons, [a] - if your surname is Jones and your children have the surname of Smith they need birth certificate to prove that Ms Jones is the parent of the Smith children; or if Mrs Smith has divorced and then remarried a Mr Jones, they will need the trail of birth certificate, divorce cert and marriage cert to show the name trail that it is the same person. [b] if you are taking someone elses chiild on holiday or your grandchild you need a legally notarised letter from the childs parents giving you permission to do so and giving you permission to sign waver forms and giving you permission to authorise any medical treatment.

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Robertson - replied to Aldrich (04 Oct 08 11:24)

Wow!! Thank goodness I'm not divorced . I could't be bothered with all that hassle for a holiday.

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Stone - Answered a Question by jarvis (02 Oct 08 23:27)

Are you referring to a legal document required by the cruise company? If a sole parent wishes to take their child/children out of the country, some holiday companies will require a witnessed signed letter from the remaining parent to say they approve of the arrangements. This often happens when the children have a different surname. Apologies if I'm barking up the wrong tree. Perhaps someone from the legal profession has a definitive answer.

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MAWANNABANGER-PAGE - Answered a Question by jarvis (03 Oct 08 19:01)

Marrage.

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