*R (on the application of JK) v Registrar General for England and Wales

Gender – Gender recognition. The claimant male-to-female transsexual sought judicial review of the defendant Registrar General's requirement that she be recorded as 'father' in her children's birth certificates. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the application, held that the birth registration scheme was not in breach of arts 8 or 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights in requiring a man who changed gender to female to be listed as 'father' on the full birth certificate of a child in respect of whom they were the biological father.

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