5 Social, Economic and Legal Implications

6   Conclusion

The key points discussed in this booklet have been as follows:


  1. Since this primer was published UK government has produced the The Gender Recognition Act 2004, which gained Royal Assent on 1 July 2004. This act allows an individual who is (a) living in the other gender, or (b) having changed gender under the law of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate. This certifies that the individual is legally recognised as their chosen gender, except in specific circumstances . The full act is available here. Application would be made through the Gender Recognition Panal.




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