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Name: Human Rights (Women in Armed Forces) Amendment Act 2007 (2007, No. 16).
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-05-04
Entry into force:
ISN: NZL-2007-L-83905
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Council Office PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-06-17)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Part is to amend the Human Rights Act 1993 to remove an exemption allowing discrimination against women that prevents them from serving in combat positions as New Zealand no longer prevents women from serving in an active combat role. Repeals section 33. Also makes consequential amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000.
Amended text(s):

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