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Name: Act of 2 March 1994 laying down general rules for the protection against discrimination on grounds of religion, philosophy of life, political conviction, race, sex, nationality, hetero- or homosexual inclination or marital status (General Act on Equal Treatment).
Country: Netherlands
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-03-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Staatsblad, 1994-03-31, No. 230, pp. 1-10
ISN: NLD-1994-L-44494
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=44494&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Staatsblad, 1994-03-31, No. 230, pp. 1-10
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Information Campaign - For diversity. Against discrimination, European Commission (consulted on 2004-11-04)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits discrimination, except for statutory exceptions, on the above mentioned grounds, inter alia in labour relations and education. Establishes a Commission for equal treatment competent to investigate on request whether persons are discriminated against in the meaning of this Act, of the Equal Treatment for Men and Women Act of 1989, or of Section 1637ij of the Civil Code.
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