|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 162 (Jul)|
|Court:||European Court of Human Rights, Grand Chamber|
Judge Wildhaber (President), Judges Costa, Bratza, Palm, Caflisch, Turmen, Tulkens, Jungwiert, Fischbach, Butkevych, Vajic, Hedigan, Greve, Baka, Traja, Ugrekhelidze and Malaroni, and Mr P J Mahoney, Registrar.
|Representation||Michael Sternberg and David Williams (instructed by Gambrills, Folkestone) for the applicant.|
|Rabinder Singh QC and James Strachan (instructed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) for the government of the United Kingdom.|
|Judgment Dates:||11 July 2002|
Human rights - Privacy - Private life - Marriage - Applicant registered at birth as male - Applicant undergoing sex-change operation - Applicant seeking to be treated as female and change her birth certificate - Domestic law not permitting applicant to alter birth certificate to reflect her change of gender - Applicant alleging restriction in domestic law preventing her marrying a male - Whether applicant's Convention rights breached - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 8, 12.