FDJ, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Justice: Admn 2 Jul 2021

Transgendered Prisoners Policy Challenge

The Claimant challenged the lawfulness of the Defendant’s policies relating to the care and management within the prison estate of persons who identify as the opposite gender from that which was assigned to them at birth. In particular, she challenges the policy in relation to the allocation to a women’s prison of transgender women who have been convicted of sexual or violent offences against women.

Lord Justice Holroyde
[2021] EWHC 1746 (Admin), [2021] WLR(D) 367
Bailii, WLRD
Gender Recognition Act 2004 1 2 3 9, Human Rights Act 1998, Equality Act 2010
England and Wales
CitedElan-Cane, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for The Home Department and Another Admn 22-Jun-2018
Challenge to the lawfulness of the current policy of Her Majesty’s Passport Office to require those who apply for the issue of a passport to declare whether their gender is either male or female, and that a passport will only be issued bearing an . .

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Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.663577