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Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020

Modification of section 4D

69.Section 4D of the Gender Recognition Act, in its original form, deals with the situation in which an application for a full gender recognition certificate has been made under section 4C and the person’s spouse dies before the application is determined. In light of the modifications to section 4C discussed above, which have the effect of making that section work in the same way for applicants in civil partnerships as it works for applicants in marriages, paragraph 5(6) of schedule 2 modifies section 4D so that it too works in the same way for people in marriages and civil partnerships.

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