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Act on Gender Autonomy No. 80/2019 as amended by Act No. 159/2019, No. 152/2020 and No. 154/2020

This Act provides for the right of persons to define their gender and it thereby aims at guaranteeing the recognition of their gender identity. The objective of this Act is also to guard the rights of persons to physical integrity. Adopted by Althingi on 18 June 2019.

Act on Gender Autonomy


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