Information for the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 241 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 was revised in December 2012 to include increased sentances for hurting trans people.

The text of the revisions can be found in Armed Forces Act 2006 (PDF, 1.4MB).

Ministry of Defence Policy towards trans people

The Ministry of Defence’s current policy for the recruitment and management of trans personnel. The legal language used in this document does not reflect the language used by GIRES, nor most trans communities.

The report is available to view in Policy for the Recruitment and Management of Transsexual Personnel int eh Armed Forces (PDF, 352KB).

Service Personnel and Veterans Agency

The Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) current policy for the management of records of trans people.

Further information is available on the Service Personnel & Veterans Agency Policy towards Trans Service People page.