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  1. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Affirmation of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Act, 2016 (Act No. LV of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-09 | MLT-2016-L-104431

    AN ACT to affirm that all persons have a sexual orientation, a gender identity and a gender expression, and that no particular combination of these three characteristics constitutes a disorder, disease, illness, deficiency, disability and, or shortcoming; and to prohibit conversion practices as a deceptive and harmful act or interventions against a personís sexual orientation, gender identity and, or gender expression.

  2. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Persons within the Autism Spectrum (Empowerment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XXVI of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-17 | MLT-2016-L-104433

    AN ACT to empower persons within the autism spectrum by providing for their health and well-being in society, the betterment of their living conditions, their participation and inclusion in society and to make ancillary and consequential provisions thereto in full adherence to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.

  3. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act, 2015 (XI of 2015) (Cap. 540). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-04-14 | MLT-2015-L-101028

    AN ACT for the recognition and registration of the gender of a person and to regulate the effects of such a change, as well as the recognition and protection of the sex characteristics of a person.

  4. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equality for Men and Women (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. IX of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-28 | MLT-2012-L-90496

    Amends article 2 concerning definitions for discrimination.

  5. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Protection of Children (Hague Convention) Act (Act XXI of 2010) (Cap. 507). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-14 | MLT-2010-L-86888

    To enable Malta to ratify the Hague Convention on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition, enforcement and cooperation in respect of parental responsibility and measures for the protection of children concluded on the 19th
    October 1996.

  6. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Equal Treatment in Employment Regulations, 2004 (Legal Notice 461 of 2004). - Regulations

    Adoption: 2004-11-05 | MLT-2004-R-72068

    Implement EU Directives2000/78/EC and 200/43/EC and make provisions to combat discriminatory treatment (direct and indirect) on the grounds of religion or religious belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, and racial or ethnic origin.

  7. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equality for Men and Women Act (Act I of 2003) (Cap. 456). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-09 | MLT-2003-L-67018

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Scope of this Act
    4. Discrimination in employment
    5. Report on employment procedures
    6. Banks and financial institutions
    7. Participation of spouses in the activities of a self employed partner
    8. Education and vocational guidance
    9. Sexual harassment
    10. Discriminatory advertisement
    11 to 16. National Commission for the Promotion of Equality for Men and Women
    17. Complaints and investigations
    18. Action by the Commissioner
    19. Civil proceedings
    20. Power to make regulations

  8. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment and Industrial Relations Interpretation Order (Legal Notice No. 297 of 2003). - Employment and Industrial Relations Interpretation Order

    Adoption: 2003-10-07 | MLT-2003-R-68124

    Establishes that, in determining whether any treatment is treatment that is justified in a democratic society, the Industrial Tribunal shall take into account provisions of any directive or regulation issued by the institutions of the European Union relating to discrimination and particularly Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 and Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientations, race or ethnic origin.

  9. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental Leave Entitlement Regulations (Legal Notice 225 of 2003). - Parental Leave Entitlement Regulations

    Adoption: 2003-09-02 | MLT-2003-R-65356

    Made under Employment and Industrial Relations Act. Sets forth minimum requirements designed to facilitate reconciliation of parental and professional responsibilities for working parents. Establishes right of male and female workers to be granted unpaid parental leave on the grounds of birth, adoption or legal custody of a child to enable them to take care of that child for a period of three months until the child has attained the age of eight years. Also makes provision for right to return to same job, entitlement of employees during parental leave, unfair dismissal and some related matters.

  10. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Night Work by Women) (Amendment) Regulations 1989. L.N. 162.

    Adoption: 1989-12-22 | MLT-1989-R-8967

    These Regulations amend paragraph (b) of regulation 3 of the principal regulations concerning any factory in respect of which the Director of Labour and Emigration is satisfied that the system of production necessitates the employment of women on more than two shifts.

  11. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Family Bonus Order (L.N. 93 of 1989) (S.L. 318.09). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-01-07 | MLT-1989-L-86848

    Provides that a family bonus shall be paid by the Director of Social Security in accordance with article 3 of this Order to the recipient of any of the allowances payable under
    and in accordance with articles 81 to 88 of the Social Security Act.

  12. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children's Allowances (Amendment) Regulations 1987. L.N. 61.

    Adoption: 1987-11-27 | MLT-1987-R-4595

    Amends the Children's Allowances Regulations 1987 (L.N. 14), issued under the Social Security Act 1987 (No. X) in minor respects.

  13. Malta - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children's Allowances Regulations 1987 (L.N. No. 14) (S.L. 318.06). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-01-01 | MLT-1987-R-3119

    Govern entitlement to such allowances under the Social Security Act 1987. Revoke the Children's Allowance Regulations 1975.


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