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Betrothal

A mutual promise to marry or official engagement, under Thai law (section 1435) the act of a man promising to marry a woman made official by a gift (khongman) to his Thai fiancée (section 1437) and could include a gift (sinsod) to the woman's (fiancée) parents.

Author: Thailand Lawyer Online
Synonyms: engagement
Birth certificate

document issued by the Amphur or district office when the baby is registered (registration of birth must be done within 30 days of birth), foreigners residing in Thailand giving birth to a baby should contact their country's embassy or consulate.

Author: Thailand Lawyer Online