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Name: Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (No. 4, 1984).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1984-03-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Acts of the Parliament/Commonwealth of Australia, 1984, Vol. 1, p. 43-99
ISN: AUS-1984-L-2008
Bibliography: Acts of the Parliament/Commonwealth of Australia, 1984, Vol. 1, p. 43-99
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Abstract/Citation: Act relating to discrimination on the ground of sex, marital status or pregnancy or involving sexual harassment. Prohibits discrimination, provides for certain exemptions and regulates related legal matters (inquiries, civil proceedings, complaints, evidence). Also provides for appointment of a sex discrimination commissioner. The Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women is annexed as a schedule.
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