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  1. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Texto codificado del decreto-ley 18017/68 sobre cajas de subsidios y asignaciones familiares.

    Adoption: 1974-12-04 | ARG-1974-L-14740

  2. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto 890 sobre asignaciones familiares para jubilados y pensionados.

    Adoption: 1974-03-25 | ARG-1974-R-14727

  3. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Ley 20641 por la que se modifica el art. 16 del decreto-ley 18017 [de 24 dic. 1968 sobre cajas de subsidios y de asignaciones familiares).

    Adoption: 1974-01-11 | ARG-1974-L-14726

  4. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Ley 20586 por la que se dispone que todos los jubilados y pensionados del país percibirán asignaciones del salario familiar, a partir del 1.° junio 1974.

    Adoption: 1973-11-29 | ARG-1973-L-15542

  5. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Ley 20590 por la que se agrega un inciso 1.° al artículo 1.° de la ley 18017 [de 24 dic. 1968 sobre caja de subsidios y asignaciones familiares: SL 1968-Arg. 1] y substituye el párrafo 1 del art. 13 de la mencionada ley.

    Adoption: 1973-11-29 | ARG-1973-L-15543

    Añade las prestaciones de asignación prenatal.

  6. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto 651 por el que se deroga el art. 28 de la ley 18017 [SL 1968-Arg. 1] y se suprimen las funciones concordantes en los arts. 1.°, 14 y 18 de la misma.

    Adoption: 1973-08-16 | ARG-1973-R-15539

    Queda suprimida la Caja de Asignaciones Familiares para el Personal de Empresas Estatales creada por el art. 28, que no fue puesta en funcionamiento.

  7. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 20392 sobre igualdad entre la mano de obra masculina y la femenina

    Adoption: 1973-06-16 | ARG-1973-L-15532

    No se podrán establecer diferencias de remuneración entre la mano de obra masculina y la mano de obra femenina por un trabajo de igual valor. Será nula cualquier disposición en contrario.

  8. Argentina - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Ley 19523 sobre asignación por ayuda escolar primaria.

    Adoption: 1972-03-08 | ARG-1972-L-16311

    Añade un inciso j) al art. 1.° y un art. 8bis a la ley 18017 (SL 1968-Arg. 1).

  9. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-134-N of 29 June 2016 to Amend the Law "On Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2016-08-06 | ARM-2016-L-104557

    Rephrases article 10 on the abortion also supplementing it with the new paragraphs and sub-paragraphs, which state that during the period of gestation till 12 weeks abortion is allowed to be carry out only with the written consent of woman, during the period of 12-22 weeks of gestation-exclusively only on the basis of medical or social reasons and with the written consent of woman. Paragraph 2's new wording states, that abortion, out of medical and social reasons developed and regulated by state authority, is prohibited. New paragraph 8 says that RA Government establishes the regulation and conditions of abortion including the medical contraindications and necessary lists of investigations, medical and social reasons, the application form for woman applying for abortion until 12 weeks of gestation, form of consent of parents of minors applying for abortion.

  10. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Action plan for the health sector response to HIV in the WHO European Region (2016-2021). - HIV Action Plan

    Adoption: 2016 | INT-2016-M-111785

  11. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No-120-N of 13 November 2015 "On Notification about Activity". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-13 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-05 | ARM-2015-L-101976

    Regulates the types of activity subjected to notification and relationships thereof. In particular, sets main concepts; procedure of registration of notification and persons who carry out activity subjected to notification; validity terms of notification; termination and suspension of the right to activity; types of activity subjected to notification establishing the list of the activities. Establishes also the liability for the violation of the requirements of this law and transitional provisions.

  12. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. HO-82-N of 22 June 2015 to Amend and Supplement the Law on Foreign Citizens. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-30 | ARM-2015-L-101972

    Introduces changes to article 8 on granting/refusing a foreign citizen entrance visa; to parts 2, 3, 4 of article 22 (Employment of foreigners in the Republic of Armenia); to parts 1, 2, 3 of article 27 (Conclusion of employment (of service provision) contract); to parts 1, 2 of article 29 (Combatting illegal migration). Supplements article 23 (Exceptions for granting permission to work) with new paras 14, 15; introduces new article 29.1 (State supervision and control over the implementation of regulatory norms of employment permission).
    Repeals para 6 of article 25 (Reasons for refusal of granting permission to work), part 3 of article 45 (Transitional provisions). Also makes minor wording changes in articles 11, 24, 26, 28.

  13. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law NO. HO-57-N of 20 May 2013 on Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities for Women and Men. - Armenian Legal Information System ARLIS

    Adoption: 2013-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-29 | ARM-2013-L-94756

    Chapter 1: General Provisions
    Chapter 2: State Policy in the Field of Ensuring Gender Equality, Monitoring its Realization and Gender Statistics
    Chapter 3: Guarantees for Gender Equality in State Governance and Public Service
    Chapter 4: Mechanism of Ensuring Gender Equality
    Chapter 5: Legal Guarantees of Implementation of this Law
    Chapter 6: Financing of State Policy of Implementation of Gender Equality
    Chapter 7: Final Provision

  14. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    European Action Plan for HIV/AIDS (2012-2015).

    Adoption: 2012 | INT-2012-M-111784

    The vision for the European Region is zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero discrimination in a world in which people living with HIV are able to live long, healthy lives.

  15. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governmental Decision No. 2308-N establishing the list of work that is found to be difficult and dangerous for persons below 18 years of age, women who are pregnant and for women caring for a child under one year of age.

    Adoption: 2005-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-02 | ARM-2005-R-75667

  16. Armenia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of the Republic of Armenia on Prevention of Disease Caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), No. ZR-103 of February 15, 1997.

    Adoption: 1997-02-15 | ARM-1997-L-97503

  17. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Eighth National HIV Strategy - 2018-2022. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018 | AUS-2018-M-111005

    The Eighth National HIV Strategy 2018–2022 includes guiding principles to support a high-quality, evidence-based and equitable response to HIV. These are included in each of the blood borne viruses (BBV) and sexually transmissible infections (STI) strategies and are drawn from Australia’s efforts over time to respond to the challenges, threats and impacts of HIV, viral hepatitis and STI.

  18. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Multicultural Recognition Act 2016 (Act No. 1 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-04 | AUS-2016-L-102371

    An Act to provide for a Multicultural Queensland Charter, a Multicultural Queensland Advisory Council, a multicultural policy and a multicultural action plan and for other particular purposes.

  19. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Act 2013 (No. 98, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-28 | AUS-2013-L-95486

    Amends the Sex Discrimination Act by incorporating the definitions of sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or relationship status into the law.

  20. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Act 2012 (Act No. 179 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-11 | AUS-2012-L-91797

    An Act to amend the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999, and for related purposes. This Act requires various employers (relevant employers) to lodge reports each year containing information relating to various gender equality indicators (for example, equal remuneration between women and men). Those reports are available to the public, subject to some exceptions for information that is personal information, information relating to remuneration and information of a kind specified by the Minister.
    There is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Its functions include advising and assisting employers in promoting and improving gender equality in the workplace and undertaking research and programs for the purpose of promoting and improving gender equality in the workplace. There is a Director of Workplace Gender Equality, who manages the Agency. The Agency may review a relevant employer's compliance with this Act by seeking further information from the employer. If a relevant employer fails to comply with this Act, the Agency may name the employer in a report given to the Minister or by electronic or other means (for example, on the Agency's website or in a newspaper).

  21. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012 (Act No. 150 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-12 | Date of end of application: 2021-06-30 | AUS-2012-L-91791

    An Act to establish the Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account, and for related purposes

    This Act establishes the Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account.

    Section 6 provides for annual credits of money to the Account for the 2012¿13 financial year through to the 2020¿21 financial year.

    Section 7 provides that a purpose of the Account is to assist certain employers in the Social, Community and Disability Services Industry to meet the costs of payments required to be made as a result of certain pay equity orders. That section sets out the other purpose of the Account.

    Section 8 provides that amounts may be debited from the Account and credited to the COAG Reform Fund for the purpose of making grants to the States or Territories in relation to the same kind of assistance.

    This Act ceases to have effect on 30 June 2021.

  22. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account (Consequential Amendments) Act 2012 (Act No. 151 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-12 | AUS-2012-L-91792

    An Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012, and for related purposes. Amends the COAG Reform Fund Act 2008.

  23. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Paid Parental Leave and Other Legislation Amendment (Dad and Partner Pay and Other Measures) Act 2012 (Act No. 109 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-26 | AUS-2012-L-91781

    An Act to provide for a new payment under the Paid Parental Leave Act 2010, to make other changes to that Act and the Fair Work Act 2009, and for other purposes.

    Also amends the following:
    - Taxation Administration Act 1953
    - Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990
    - Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

  24. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2009 (No. 70, 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-08 | AUS-2009-L-82336

    Makes a number of significant changes to the Disability Discrimination Act, in particular: by inserting an explicit reference to the Disabilities Convention in s 12(8)(ba) of the DDA; the definition of disability in s 4 of the DDA has been changed to include a genetic predisposition to a disability; the principal definition of indirect disability discrimination has been amended in a number of respects (section 6); Section 6(1)(c) now requires an aggrieved person to prove that the condition or requirement "has or is likely to have the effect of disadvantaging persons with the disability"; the burden of proving that a requirement or condition is reasonable has now shifted to the respondent (s 6(4)); introduction of what is described as a "duty to make reasonable adjustments for a person with disability" (sections 5(2) and 6(2)); s 21A(1) of the DDA provides a defence to a claim of unlawful discrimination in work in certain circumstances.
    Also amends the the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 which is now to be called the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (AHRC Act).

  25. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anti-Discrimination Regulations 2005 (SL No. 205). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-01 | AUS-2005-R-81679

    1. Short title
    2. Commencement
    3. Witness fees and expenses

  26. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anti-Discrimination Tribunal Rule 2005 (SL No. 220). - Rules on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-01 | AUS-2005-R-81680

    Part 1 Preliminary
    Part 2 Pre-hearing process
    Part 3 Hearing process
    Part 4 Post-hearing process
    Part 5 Tribunal's powers
    Part 6 Miscellaneous
    Part 7 Transitional provisions [repeals the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal Rule 1993]

    Schedule 1 Non-contentious matters
    Schedule 2 Dictionary

  27. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Disability Discrimination Amendment (Education Standards) Act, 2005 (Act No. 19 of 2005) - Australian Law Online

    Adoption: 2005-03-01 | AUS-2005-L-70157

  28. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Act 2004 (No. 40 of 2004). - Commonwealth Act No. 40 of 2004 Act (as amended up to July 2004)

    Adoption: 2004-04-21 | AUS-2004-L-67437

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986, Sea Installations Act 1987, Workplace Relations Act 1996, Age Discrimination Act 2004, Austria Human Rights Commission Act 1986, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

  29. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Extension of Time Limits) Act 2004 (No. 33 of 2004). - Commonwealth Act No. 33

    Adoption: 2004-04-20 | AUS-2004-L-67438

    Extends time limits in relation to tax benefit and child care benefit. Also deals with some related matters.

  30. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Age Discrimination Act 2004 (No. 68, 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | AUS-2004-L-88588

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Application and constitutional provisions
    Part 3 - Concept of age discrimination
    Part 4 - Unlawful age discrimination
    Division 1 - Simplified outline
    Division 2 - Discrimination in work
    Division 3 - Discrimination in other areas
    Division 4 - General exemptions
    Division 5 - Exemptions granted by Commission
    Part 5 - Offences
    Division 1 - General rules relating to offences
    Division 2 - Specific offences
    Part 6 - Functions of the Australian Human Rights
    Commission
    Part 6A - Age Discrimination Commissioner
    Part 7 - Miscellaneous

    Schedule 1 - Laws for which an exemption is provided by
    subsection 39(1)
    Schedule 2 - Provisions of laws for which an exemption is
    provided by subsection 39(1A)

  31. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Act 2003 (No. 103 of 2003). - Act No. 103 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-10-15 | AUS-2003-L-66157

    Amends subsections 5(1), 27(1) and 27(2) of Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Applies to situations such as job interviews. Provides for prohibition to aks a woman during job interview whether she is pregnant or intends to become pregnant if that information is requested in connection with determining whether to offer her employment.

  32. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Equal Superannuation Entitlements for Same Sex Couples) Act 2003 (No. 13 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-12 | AUS-2003-L-76261

    Amends the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation Act 1988 to ensure that same sex couples have equal entitlements to superannuation benefits.

  33. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aboriginal Land Rights Regulation, 2002 (No. 785).

    Adoption: 2002-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-10-25 | AUS-2002-R-65110

    Made under Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. Repeals Aboriginal Land Rights Regulation 1996. Deals with various aspects of administration of aboriginal land.

  34. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 (No. 47 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-06-27 | AUS-2001-L-61285

    Aims to prevent racial and religious vilification. "Racial and religious vilification" is defined as any sort of conduct which communicates serious racial and religious intolerance. Also prohibits victimisation, and regulates procedural matters.

  35. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 35 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-06-07 | AUS-2001-L-60640

    Amends Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. Provides for application of Act to ships connected with Queensland, prohibition of racial and religious vilification, and some related matters.

  36. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity (Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation) Act 2000 (No. 52).

    Adoption: 2000-09-12 | AUS-2000-L-59674

    Amends the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. Defines "gender identity" as "the identification on a bona fide basis by a person of one sex as a member of the other sex (whether or not the person is recognised as such) by assuming characteristics of the other sex, whether by means of medical intervention, style of dressing, or otherwise; or by living, or seeking to live, as a member of the other sex...". An employer may discriminate against another person on the basis of gender identity if the person does not give the employer adequate notice of the person's gender identity, or if it is unreasonable for the employer not to discriminate against the person. Sets forth factors to be considered in determining whether or not it is unreasoneable to discriminate against the person.

  37. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anti-Discrimination Regulation 1999 (No. 31 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 1999-02-01 | AUS-1999-R-60480

    Made under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Overturns decision, given on 13 November 1998, of the New South Wales Administrative Decisions Tribunal (Equal Opportunity Tribunal) in Cassidy v Cronulla Golf Club Limited. That decision held that it was unlawful, under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, for the Cronulla Golf Club Limited to halve the membership fees of certain members of the Club on account, partly, of their age.

  38. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (No. 46 of 1998). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-12-18 | AUS-1998-L-81984

    An Act to prohibit discrimination and other specified conduct and to provide for the investigation and conciliation of, and inquiry into, complaints in relation to such discrimination and conduct. Provides certain exceptions including with respect to equal opportunity measures, and certain areas of employment based on age, race or disability.

  39. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law and Justice Legislation (Further Amendment) Act 1997 (No. 84 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-02 | AUS-1997-L-50724

    Inter alia, amends provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 regarding definitions of terms, dismissals of certain complaints, and conciliation agreements.

  40. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity (Sexual Harassment) Amendment Act (No. 47 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-07-31 | AUS-1997-L-50644

    Amends the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 so as to prohibit sexual harassment on the part of judicial officers and members of Parliament.

  41. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Racial Vilification Act 1996 (No. 92 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-12-12 | AUS-1996-L-51701

    Prohibits public acts which incite hatred, serious contempt or severe ridicule of persons on the grounds of race, and sets forth damages.

  42. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Married Persons (Equality of Status) Act 1996 No 96. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-11-26 | AUS-1996-L-93195

    Repeals the Married Persons (Property and Torts) Act 1901 No 45.

    PART 1 - Preliminary
    1. Name of Act
    2. Commencement
    3. Notes

    PART 2 - Equality of status
    Division 1: General rule
    4. Spouses have legal capacity as if they were not married
    Division 2: Specific examples
    5. Spouses can sue each other in tort
    6. Criminal and civil action in respect of spouse¿s property
    7. Married person has no authority to act as agent of necessity
    8. Married person not liable for debts of spouse incurred before marriage
    9. Spouses as beneficiaries
    10. Instruments restricting anticipation or alienation are void
    11. Effect of Division
    Division 3: Other matters
    12. Housekeeping payments and allowances held as joint tenants
    13. Fraudulent investment of spouse¿s money

    PART 3 - Miscellaneous
    14. Regulations
    15. Repeals
    16. (Repealed)
    17. Savings and transitional provisions
    18. Review of Act

  43. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Family Law Reform Act 1995 (No. 167 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-12-16 | AUS-1995-L-44080

    Amends the Family Law Act 1975. Replaces Part II, relating to counselling and mediation organisations, and Part VII, relating to children and maintenance orders.

  44. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Sex Discrimination Amendment Act 1995 (No. 165 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-12-16 | AUS-1995-L-44099

    Amends provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 relating to, inter alia, pregnancy or potential pregnancy.

  45. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Act 1995 (No. 106 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-09-29 | AUS-1995-L-42560

    Amends Social Security Act 1991 in relation to family benefits. Schedule 1 provides amendments in relation to maternity allowance. Maternity allowance is not payable unless a person has reported his or her tax number to the Secretary. Schedule 2 provides amendments amalgamating the basic family payment and additional family payment. Schedule 3 stipulates new rates of calculation of family payment. Also amends the Data-Matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990, Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989, Health Insurance Act 1973, and Social Security (Non-Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1995 in relation to family measures.

  46. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Racial Hatred Act 1995 (No. 101 of 1995). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-13 | AUS-1995-L-42796

    Adds a new Part IIA to the Racial Discrimination Act. Renders unlawful acts done, otherwise than in private, which are reasonably likely to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate a person or group of people, if this act is done because of the race, colour or national origin of the other person of group of people. Defines concept of "public space" and exempts statements made in the context of an artistic performance, reporting, or an academic work. Section 18E provides for vicarious liability if racist statements are made by an agent or employee of another person.

  47. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity Act 1995 (No. 42). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-06-14 | AUS-1995-L-51020

    Prohibits discrimination in employment, employment-related areas, education, accommodation, and provision of goods and services. Part 5 prohibits sexual harassment. Provides for filing of discrimination complaints, investigation, and resolution.

  48. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Female Genital Mutilation and Child Protection) Act 1995 (No. 24 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-04-27 | AUS-1995-L-45628

    Prohibits female genital mutilation and the removal of children from the State for the purpose of female genital mutilation.

  49. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security (Parenting Allowance and Other Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 (No. 174 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-16 | AUS-1994-L-40175

    Amends the Social Security Act 1991 in relation to, inter alia, parenting allowance, income tests, partner allowance, education entry payments for wife pension and widow, mature age partner, partner and parenting allowance recipients and inserts a new Part 2.8A dealing with widow allowance in the Social Security Act 1991.

  50. Australia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Equal Opportunity (Infectious Diseases) Regulations 1994 (JM301 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-08-12 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-12 | Date of end of application: 1995-01-31 | AUS-1994-R-37699

    Provides that the provisions of Part IVA of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 shall not have effect in relation to a person who has an impairment by reason of suffering from an infectious disease and who is lawfully detained in a prison, for as long as the person remains in lawful custody.

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