deed poll

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a deed made and executed by only one party

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Reid - who changed his surname, Dalton, to that of his stepfather by deedpoll - was lonely, stressed by work, in debt and in unrequited love.
During the past ten years, it's been revealed that 300,000 UK citizens have changed their names by deedpoll, with permission to alter passport, driving licence, bank account, credit cards, medical, tax and national insurance details.