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  1. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act on equal treatment on the grounds of disablity or chronic illness. (Wet Gelijke Behandeling op grond van Handicap of Chronische Ziekte) - Consolidated Dutch text Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-12-01 | NLD-2003-L-69255

    Contains provisions prohibiting discrimination based on disability or chronic illness.

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Work
    Chapter III: Vocational education
    Chapter IV: Public transport
    Chapter V: Legal protection
    Chapter VI: Final provisions

  2. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Law of 12 December 2000 amending the Law on Equal Treatment of Men and Women and Title 7.10 of the Civil Code to implement the EC-Directive on the burden of proof in cases of sexual discrimination.

    Adoption: 2000-12-13 | NLD-2000-L-59309

    Regulates the burden of proof of the accused in cases of discrimination.

  3. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    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). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1994-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | NLD-1994-L-44494

    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.

  4. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Dockworkers' Act, abolishing the ban on dockwork by women.

    Adoption: 1992-06-27 | NLD-1992-L-30445

  5. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree concerning Occupational Activities for which Gender might be an Issue. (Besluit Beroepsactiviteiten waarvoor het Geslacht bepalend kan zijn) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1989-05-19 | NLD-1989-R-69477

    Lays down a list with occupations which nature could require a distinction based on gender.

  6. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Act on equal treatment of men and women (Stb. 1980, 86; LS 1980-Neth. 2).

    Adoption: 1989-04-27 | NLD-1989-L-9001

    Amends at the same time the Civil Code, the Act on the right of co-determination in educational matters and other education Acts, the Act on equal treatment of men and women in the public service (Stb. 1980, 364), the Act on equal pay for men and women (St. 1985, 129; LS 1975-Neth. 1) and the Act on temporary provisions for equal treatment of men and women and of married and unmarried persons upon termination of employment (St. 1979, 278).

  7. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Labour Act of 1919 (LS 1977-Neth. 1 (cons.)) with regard to night work carried out by women in factories or other workplaces and to the abolition of other sex discriminatory provisions.

    Adoption: 1989-04-12 | NLD-1989-L-8382

  8. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Directive of 30 November 1987 concerning prevention of discrimination in the labour market.

    Adoption: 1987-11-30 | NLD-1987-M-44440

    Contains criteria to be taken into account by local employment services offices when reviewing dismissals, in order to prevent racial discrimination.

  9. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Men and Women (Equal Treatment) Act of 1 March 1980.

    Adoption: 1980-03-01 | NLD-1980-L-11830

    An Act to harmonise Netherlands legislation with the Directive of the Council of the European Communities of 9 Feb. 1976 on equal treatment for men and women.

  10. Netherlands - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Equal Wages for Women and Men Act.

    Adoption: 1976-03-20 | NLD-1976-L-14221

    An Act to lay down rules for the entitlement of workers to a wage that is equal to the wage earned by workers of the other sex for work of equal value.


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