[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

43 / 3388 – 20/4/58 [11 July 1979]

 

National Deeds and Property Registration Office

 

Owing to the fact that, according to Circular number 43/ 11340 of 15/12/1357 [6 March 1979], all the Personal Status Registration Offices were instructed to refrain from registering marriages for which the religions of the parties concerned are not identified in their Affidavits, it is requested that you instruct the owners of the Notary Public’s Office to include in the text of the Affidavit the official  religion of the couple, which in the Islamic Republic of Iran is confined to only Muslim, Christian, Zoroastrian or Jewish, when drawing up the Affidavit.

 

Ghasem Khodadoust

Deputy Director of Ministry of the Interior and Head of the National Personal Status Registration Office

 

5/ 6746 -28/4/1358 [19 July 1979]

 

Copy will be sent to the Notary Public’s Office number ----- Tehran, so that it takes into consideration the provisions of the above letter when drawing up the Affidavit.

 

Hamid Salehi

General Manager of the Registration [Office] of Tehran Region

 

Copy will be sent to Registration ----.

Salehi

General Manager of the Registration [Office] of Tehran Region

[Signature]