Posted on 14. October 2013 in Country Information

Proposed Gender Recognition Act for Malta

On Dec 10th 2010 the proposal for a Gender Identity Act was tabled in the Maltese Parliament.


The proposal does not posit irreversible gender reassignment surgery as a requirement for gender identity recognition; grants transgender persons the right to marry and provids a simple and straightforward administrative procedure to gender recognition.

The proposal would replace lengthy and expensive court proceedings, which were introduced by a law in 2004.

Read the proposed Act and an analysis of the current Maltese law and its inconsistency with European Court of Human Rights judgements.

Download the proposed Gender Identity Act for Malta (2010) (.pdf)