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  1. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 1999 (No. 100).

    Adoption: 1999-09-08 | NZL-1999-L-54898

    Amends the Human Rights Act 1993, the Social Security Act 1964 and the Police Act 1958 in order to exempt age-related criteria for retirement benefits from age discrimination provisions.

  2. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Human Rights Act 1993 (No. 82 of 1993) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-08-10 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-01 | NZL-1993-L-34091

    An Act to consolidate and amend the Race Relations Act 1971 and the Human Rights Commission Act 1977 and to provide better protection of human rights in New Zealand in general accordance with United Nations Covenants or Conventions on Human Rights

    The Human Rights Act 1993 protects people in New Zealand from discrimination in a number of areas of life. Discrimination occurs when a person is treated unfairly or less favourably than another person in the same or similar circumstances. The Human Rights Act lists the areas and grounds where discrimination is unlawful and also some exemptions or exclusions. For more information on this please see the Discrimination and Complaints section.

    The Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 made significant changes to the Human Rights Act 1993. The Human Rights Act comprises eight parts.

  3. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Race Relations Amendment Act 1980.

    Adoption: 1980 | NZL-1980-L-11763

    An Act to amend the Race Relations Act 1971 [LS 1971-NZ 1]. No. 136. Amends s. 17 (procedure after investigation).

  4. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Amendment Act 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-11-14 | NZL-1976-L-13883

    An Act to amend the Equal Pay Act 1972 [LS 1972-NZ 1]. No. 49. Amends ss. 2,4,6 (remuneration of female employees to be increased when rate for male employees increased), 5 and 17 and inserts a new s. 17A (advice of increments of pay and other increases in pay to be given to female employees.

  5. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Amendment Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-10-02 | NZL-1973-L-15764

    An Act to amend the Equal Pay Act 1972 [LS 1972 - N.Z. 1]. No. 23. Amends ss. 4 (determination of equal pay), 5 (interim increases), 6 (implementation of equal pay in awards).

  6. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Act 1972 (1972 No. 118). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-10-20 | NZL-1972-L-16778

    An Act to make provision for the removal and prevention of discrimination, based on the sex of the employees, in the rates of remuneration of males and females in paid employment, and for matters incidental thereto. No. 118.

  7. New Zealand - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Race Relations Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-12-17 | NZL-1971-L-17310

    An Act to affirm and promote racial equality in New Zealand and to implement the International Convention on the Elimination. of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. No. 150. This Act was consolidated into the Human Rights Act, 1993.


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