TITLE

Germany bans double names for families

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Ruth
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;10/10/96, Vol. 88 Issue 222, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a German law Namensrecht, which states that newlyweds are not allowed to register their names combined into hyphenated hybrids. Effect of the law on parents who want to keep individual family names; Reaction of German families to the law; Information on a 1991 ruling in the Constitutional High Court; Comments from Marliese Dobberthien, Social Democratic member of the Bundestage.
ACCESSION #
9611130294

 

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