The PAN proposal was approved with the votes against Chega, the abstention of the PSD, and the favourable votes of the remaining benches.

“During the year 2023, with a view to ensuring equality for transgender people, nationals residing abroad, with regard to access and speed of the request for registration to change sex and first name, the Government carries out the necessary steps to ensure the standardisation of procedures at the Posts of the Consular Network”, reads the PAN proposal.

The measure foresees that this will take place, namely in relation to the completion of the application and recognition of the signature, “so that citizens are autonomous in sending the application to the Central Services of the Institute of Registries and Notaries”.