The law

A selection of downloadable pdfs on the law and how it relates to trans people:

justiceJersey: Gender Recognition (Jersey) Law 2010

Jersey:Gender Recognition (Approved Jurisdictions) (Jersey) Order 2010

Jersey: Gender Recognition (Disclosure of Information) (Jersey) Order 2010

Jersey: Social Security Department white paper – Law to protect against sex discrimination

The Minister for Social Security proposes to lodge for States debate draft regulations that would introduce protection against discrimination on grounds of sex and related characteristics. The purpose of this consultation is to invite comments from stakeholders on a number of issues that must be addressed in relation to the details of that proposal.

Jersey: Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013

UK: Gender Recognition Act 2004

UK: Equality Act 2010

England & Wales: Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

Scotland: Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

UK: Trans manifesto

This manifesto has been developed as a collaboration between trans organisations from across the UK. They invite you to engage with them to discuss the points raised and help make the asks a reality in your own manifestos.

UK: Advancing transgender equality – a plan for action

This document is the culmination of active engagement with the transgender community, practitioners and the voluntary sector. It lays out the Government’s vision and provides a focus for the Government’s commitment to deliver greater equality for transgender people.

EU: Gender recognition toolkit

This publication aims to support transrights activists and those working professionally on gender recognition procedures aspiring to advance the human rights of trans people. The toolkit discusses the current European-level jurisprudence and the applicable human rights standards that need to be implemented by states in Europe.