UK Criminal Justice and Transgender People

On 3 December, 2012 section 65 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offender Act 2012, extends section 146 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 that permits additional sentencing for transphobic hate crime and Schedule 21 that sets a minimum tariff of 30 years for a transphobic murder, came into effect. The act also

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Gender Recognition Act 2004

The Act Under the Gender Recognition Act, trans people who experience severe gender variance, and have medical treatment for the condition, may apply to the Gender Recognition Panel (GRP) for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC). The GRC then entitles them to recognition of the gender stated on that certificate “for all purposes”. The application process

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Solicitors and the Gender Recognition Act

GRA Section 22(1) There are several ways in which a trans person may become involved with solicitors, either acting for them or for somebody else, in perhaps parental rights issues, resolution of property ownership or employment matters. For people holding a full Gender Recognition Certificate any information provided to solicitor is in an official capacity

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Gender Recognition

Under the United Kingdom Gender Recognition Act, trans people who have a diagnosis of gender dysphoria, and can evidence having lived continuously in role for two years, may apply to the Gender Recognition Panel (GRP) for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC). The GRC then entitles them to recognition of the gender status recorded on that

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Gender Recognition Panel

Structure The Gender Recognition Panel is a branch of HM Courts & Tribunal Service under the presidency of Judge Jeremy Bennett. It is formed from an administrative team (Managed by Rachel Dunn) and a judicial panel (under the auspices of the Deputy President, Paula Gray), made up of legal and medical members. More details about

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