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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
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=40179&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line ComLaw, Attorney General's Department, Australia PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-08-16)
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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