Legislative aspects of surgical correction of gender in Ukraine
Oblective. Analysis of modern state of legislative provision of surgical correction of the gender determining in Ukraine.
Маterials and methods. About establishment of “Provisions about passport of citizen of Ukraine and about passport of citizen of Ukraine for departure abroad”, Articles 42, 51 of the Principles of legal system of Ukraine about the health care, Decree of MH of Ukraine from 3 February 2011 yr No 60 «About improvement of medical care to persons, who need the gender change (correction)» and Decree of Ministry of Health of Ukraine from October 5, 2016 yr No 1041 «About installation of medico-biological and social-psychological indications for change (correction) of gender and implementation of legislation acts for primary accounting documentation form and instruction about its filling», (further – Decree of МH of Ukraine from October 5, 2016 yr No 1041)
Results. Still remain an actual the issue of legislative support of correction (changes) of gender determination in Ukraine and lacks uniform principle of following for a certain algorithm in the physician-surgeon actions during treatment of surgical patients, but in accordance to the Order of MH of Ukraine from October 5 2016 yr No 1041 a procedure for the permission obtaining for the gender correction procedure had become somewhat simplified. But the provisions of this Order till nowadays cause the discussion and may have legislative consequences for physician-surgeon, who executes official functions.
Conclusion. Activity of МH of Ukraine, directed on adaptation to the world standards of legislative norms, concerning the changes (correction) of gender, needs the state support, implementation of certain programs, аnd further legislation initiative with the objective to establish the mentioned Orders on the state level, concerning the persons, the gender of whom is undetermined.
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