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Act No. XX of 2015 - Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act and other laws (Amendment) Act

Twelfth Legislature (2013 - 2017)


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Published on 14 July 2015

Bill No. 103 - Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act and other laws (Amendment) Bill

Objects and Reasons

The aim of this Bill is that to provide for adopted persons the power to change their gender identity and also to protect the privacy of the persons who change their gender identity. These amendments also provide for the procedure that has to be used and followed to for the correction to be made in the Adoption Decree as also the registration of the correction in the Register for Adopted Persons. The Bill also deals with all the annotations that have to be made in all acts of civil status of the persons who change their gender identity and also the issue of copies of these acts.

Motion No. 238 - Gender Identity (Amendment) Bill