Gender Recognition Act 2004

The Gender Recognition Act 2004 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that allows transsexual people to change their legal gender. It came into effect on 4 April 2005.

Read more about Gender Recognition Act 2004:  Operation of The Law, Background, Legislative Progress, Concerns Regarding Marriages and Civil Partnerships

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Gender Recognition Act 2004 - Concerns Regarding Marriages and Civil Partnerships
... Concerns about the act have been raised by supporters of transsexual rights, particularly regarding marriages and civil partnerships ... The act requires people who are married to divorce or annul their marriage in order for them to be issued with a Gender Recognition Certificate ... Although the Civil Partnership Act 2004 allows the creation of civil partnerships between same sex couples, a married couple that includes a transgendered partner cannot ...

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