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Old July 21, 2017, 10:47 AM
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Juez del registro del estado civil

I was reading a birth certificate from Mexico, and it has the term:

juez encargado del registro del estado civil

This appears to be referring to the person who is in charge of the civil registry. Would this be properly translated as 'judge' or something else? Maybe 'officer in charge of the civil registry'?

EDIT: This same birth certificate refers to the person who recorded the birth as "juez" also.
If you find something wrong with my Spanish, please correct it!

Last edited by Tomisimo; July 21, 2017 at 10:49 AM. Reason: Added more info
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