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# gender recognition bill

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Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?
The government is considering proposals to allow children aged 16 and 17 to self-declare their gender.
Opinion: 'Under 16s should be able to access gender recognition with parental consent'
FLAC has also recommended that there should be recognition for intersex and non-binary gender identities, writes Eilis Barry.
'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill
The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.
"A historic moment" - Oireachtas signs off on gender recognition bill
Ireland today became the fourth country to pass a law of this kind.
Transgender children are 'living in a nightmare'
Jillian van Turnhout wants them to be given recognition on an interim basis.
The Irish state will now accept trans people's own declaration of their gender
Married trans people will also not be required to get a divorce, to have their gender recognised.
Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples
Ireland proposes making trans people in existing marriages divorce as a pre-condition for recognition in their new gender.
Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17
However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.