Upper Tribunal, Mx M, 2020
Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), Mx M (gender identity – HJ (Iran) – terminology) El Salvador  UKUT 313 (IAC), 30 September 2020
Decision makers should where possible apply the guidance in the Equal Treatment Bench Book and use gender terminology which respects the chosen identity of claimants before them.
The principles in HJ (Iran) are concerned with the protection of innate characteristics. As such they are to be applied in claims relating to gender identity.