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Transgender recognition for minors urged

The Children's Ombudsman is opposing a key provision in the government's new bill on transgender recognition.

12th October, 2013

The Children's Ombudsman is opposing a key provision in the government's new bill on transgender recognition. Emily Logan is against the provision that explicitly prohibits those under the age of 18 from the terms of the legislation.

In her submission on the Gender Recognition Bill, she disagrees with an expert group's advice to the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, specifying a minimum age of 18 to qualify for a gender recognition certificate.

Under the draft government...

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