Entry #1323: Right to change legal gender in Romania

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RegionRomania
IssueRight to change legal gender
Statusambiguous
Start Date1996
End DateJan 1, 2015
DescriptionLegislation about the procedures necessary for name changes refers to the obligation to get a final court decision before changing one’s sex. However, law and procedure are unclear beyond this and consequently people seeking to change their sex undergo a long and painful process.
SourcesThis report from ACCEPT, IGLHRC, and ILGA-Europe to the United Nations Human Rights Council : http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0CDwQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Flib.ohchr.org%2FHRBodies%2FUPR%2FDocuments%2FSession2%2FRO%2FACCEPT_ROM_UPR_S2_2008_ACCEPT_Etal_uprsubmission_JOINT.pdf&ei=NLWcU7WPOMmv0QXcp4HABw&usg=AFQjCNHhadbVso6uE0eKzkxQfXY9yD0Pow&bvm=bv.68911936,d.d2k&cad=rja art. 43.i of this law : http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CF0QFjAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.legalis.ro%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2012%2F05%2FLegea_119_1996_cu_privire_la_actele_de_stare_civila_Republicare_mai_2012.pdf&ei=P7acU5bCC8ftPPCMgKgN&usg=AFQjCNGIEi64jXya6YJFQeK_ewJ9BzaHnQ&bvm=bv.68911936,d.ZWU


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Sourceshttp://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0CDwQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Flib.ohchr.org%2FHRBodies%2FUPR%2FDocuments%2FSession2%2FRO%2FACCEPT_ROM_UPR_S2_2008_ACCEPT_Etal_uprsubmission_JOINT.pdf&ei=NLWcU7WPOMmv0QXcp4HABw&usg=AFQjCNHhadbVso6uE0eKzkxQfXY9yD0Pow&bvm=bv.68911936,d.d2k&cad=rja art. 43.i of this law : http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CF0QFjAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.legalis.ro%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2012%2F05%2FLegea_119_1996_cu_privire_la_actele_de_stare_civila_Republicare_mai_2012.pdf&ei=P7acU5bCC8ftPPCMgKgN&usg=AFQjCNGIEi64jXya6YJFQeK_ewJ9BzaHnQ&bvm=bv.68911936,d.ZWUThis report from ACCEPT, IGLHRC, and ILGA-Europe to the United Nations Human Rights Council : http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0CDwQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Flib.ohchr.org%2FHRBodies%2FUPR%2FDocuments%2FSession2%2FRO%2FACCEPT_ROM_UPR_S2_2008_ACCEPT_Etal_uprsubmission_JOINT.pdf&ei=NLWcU7WPOMmv0QXcp4HABw&usg=AFQjCNHhadbVso6uE0eKzkxQfXY9yD0Pow&bvm=bv.68911936,d.d2k&cad=rja art. 43.i of this law : http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CF0QFjAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.legalis.ro%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2012%2F05%2FLegea_119_1996_cu_privire_la_actele_de_stare_civila_Republicare_mai_2012.pdf&ei=P7acU5bCC8ftPPCMgKgN&usg=AFQjCNGIEi64jXya6YJFQeK_ewJ9BzaHnQ&bvm=bv.68911936,d.ZWU
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Since 1996, it has been possible for someone who has gone through sex reassignment surgery to legally change their sex in their official documents."
  • Status is not correct "Since 1996, it has been possible for someone who has gone through sex reassignment surgery to legally change their sex in their official documents."

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