Entry #6233: Right to change legal gender in Nova Scotia

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RegionNova Scotia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, no restrictions
Start DateSep 24, 2015
End Date(none)
DescriptionSurgeries are no longer required to change one's gender marker in Nova Scotia since September 24th 2015.
Sourceshttps://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/transgender-nova-scotians-birth-certificates-1.3242382


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edited by Notdog1996. Corrected the date and description (there is no federal law governing this at all, not sure where that came from) and added a source.

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Start DateOct 1, 2015Sep 24, 2015
DescriptionNot required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act. As well under Federal Law.Surgeries are no longer required to change one's gender marker in Nova Scotia since September 24th 2015.
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Not required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act. As well under Federal Law. Surgeries are no longer required to change one's gender marker in Nova Scotia since September 24th 2015.
Sourceshttps://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/https://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/transgender-nova-scotians-birth-certificates-1.3242382
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https://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/ https://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/transgender-nova-scotians-birth-certificates-1.3242382

edited by FCBSIX

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Start DateJan 1, 2001Oct 1, 2015
End DateOct 1, 2017(none)

edited by Ausyk

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DescriptionNot required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act.Not required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act. As well under Federal Law.
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Not required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act. As well under Federal Law.

created by Ausyk

Original entry
StatusLegal, no restrictions
Start DateJan 1, 2001
End DateOct 1, 2017
DescriptionNot required since June 3, 2015 Under the Amendment to the Vital Statistics Act.
Sourceshttps://transalliancesociety.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/thanks-to-a-little-girl-in-bc-gender-is-sex-in-canada/