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In this Act—
“the acquired gender” is to be construed in accordance with section 1(2),
“approved country or territory” has the meaning given by section 2(4),
“the appointed day” means the day appointed by order under section 26,
“chartered psychologist” means a person for the time being listed in the British Psychological Society's Register of Chartered Psychologists,
“enactment” includes an enactment contained in an Act of the Scottish Parliament or in any Northern Ireland legislation,
“full gender recognition certificate” and “interim gender recognition certificate” mean the certificates issued as such under section 4 or 5 and “gender recognition certificate” means either of those sorts of certificate,
“gender dysphoria” means the disorder variously referred to as gender dysphoria, gender identity disorder and transsexualism,
“Gender Recognition Panel” (and “Panel”) is to be construed in accordance with Schedule 1,
“subordinate legislation” means an Order in Council, an order, rules, regulations, a scheme, a warrant, bye-laws or any other instrument made under an enactment, and
“UK birth register entry” has the meaning given by section 10(2).
Royal Assent: 1 July 2004: (no specific commencement provision).