Gender Reassignment Bill 1997

Bill No.7

The purpose of this Bill is to allow the reassignment of gender and establish a Gender Reassignment Board with power to issue recognition certificates; to make consequential amendments to the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899 and the Registration of Births, Death and Marriages Act 1961; to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 to promote equality of opportunity, and provide remedies in respect of discrimination, on gender history grounds in certain cases.

StatusBill ruled out of order by the Speaker 04/09/1997
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/13/1997  
First Reading 03/13/1997  
Second Reading 03/13/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/26/1997  
Committee of the whole 04/08/1997  
Third Reading 04/08/1997  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Bill ruled out of order by the Speaker  04/09/1997 1 

1. Mr Speaker ruled Bill out of order prior to First Reading.