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Name: Human Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994 (No. 179 of 1994)
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-12-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 2 p.
ISN: AUS-1994-L-40179
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line ComLaw, Attorney General's Department, Australia PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 70, 2009 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 70, 2009 (consulted on 2011-11-22)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that the Human Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994 extends to every external Territory and that sexual conduct involving only consenting adults acting in private is not to be subject, by or under any law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory, to any arbitrary interference with privacy within the meaning of Article 17 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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