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

    Equal Opportunities (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act no. 15 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-11-23 | MUS-2017-L-108725

    Sections Amended
    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    2A. Section 2 of principal Act amended
    3. Section 10 of principal Act amended
    4. Section 11 of principal Act amended

  2. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    National Women's Council Act 2016 (Act No. 5 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-05 | MUS-2016-L-104150

    An Act to make better provision for the functioning of the National Women’s Council in order to further promote women’s empowerment and gender equality, and for related matters.

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

    Equal Opportunities (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 31 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-09 | MUS-2011-L-92102

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Section 2 of principal Act amended
    4. Principal Act amended
    5. Section 26 of principal Act amended
    6. Part VI of principal Act amended
    7. Section 27 of principal Act amended
    8. New section 27A inserted in principal Act
    9. Section 34 of principal Act amended
    10. Section 35 of principal Act amended
    11. Section 36 of principal Act amended
    12. Schedule to principal Act repealed and replaced
    13. Commencement

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

    Equal Opportunities Act 2008 (No. 42 of 2008). - Legislation on-line Acts and Bills  on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-30 | MUS-2008-L-81533

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Forms of Discrimination
    Part III - Employment Activities
    Part IV - Other Activities
    Part V - Sexual Harassment
    Part VI - Equal Opportunities Division
    Part VII - Equal Opportunities Tribunal
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

    Repeals sections 16 and 18(1)(b) of the Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Act; and the Sex Discrimination Act 2002.

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

    HIV and AIDS (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Act No. 1 of 2008). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2008-04-10 | MUS-2008-L-78736

    Amends the Civil Status Act, the Immigration Act and the HIV and AIDS Act 2006 relating to the marriage of non-citizens who are HIV positive or have AIDS.

  6. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    HIV and AIDS (Prescribed Institutions and Non-Governmental Organisations) Regulations 2007 (GN No. 174 of 2007). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2007-10-04 | MUS-2007-L-78726

  7. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    HIV and AIDS (Procedure for Application as Prescribed Institutions) Regulations 2007 (G.N. No. 117 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-08-24 | MUS-2007-R-78707

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

    HIV and AIDS Act 2006 (No. 31 of 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-22 | MUS-2006-L-75309

    The Act provides measures for the prevention and containment of HIV/AIDS. Article 1 states "Any person who is HIV-positive or has AIDS shall not be considered as having a disability or incapacity by virtue of any enactment and his status or presumed status shall not be used as a ground to discriminate against that person". Article 6 states "No person shall induce or cause another person to undergo an HIV test - (a) as a condition for employment, continued employment benefits and promotion or continued employment of the other person."

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

    Sex Discrimination Act, 2002 (No. 43 of 2002). - Legislation - Acts 2002

    Adoption: 2002-12-21 | MUS-2002-L-64400

    Comprehensive legislation prohibiting all forms of gender discrimination and sexual harassment in certain areas of public policy. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 provides for protection against unlawful discrimination. Prohibits discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, and pregnancy or family responsibility. Also deals with discrimination in employment. Part 3 deals with discrimination in education; provision of goods, services or facilities; accomodation; disposal of property; companies, partnerships and other associations, and clubs. Part 4 sets forth prohibition of sexual harassment. Person sexually harasses other person where, in circumstances in which a reasonable person would have foreseen that that other person would be humiliated, offended or intimidated, he (a) makes an unwelcome sexual advance, or an unwelcome request for a sexual favour to that other person; or (b) engages in any other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature towards that other person. Part 5 deals with inquiries and civil proceedings; Part 6 contains penal provisions.

  10. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Protection from Domestic Violence Act 1997 (No. 6 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-05-27 | MUS-1997-L-48505

    In cases of domestic violence, provides for the issuance of protection orders, occupation orders, and tenancy orders (granting one party exclusive right to live in a residence if they believe that a spouse is likely to commit a further act of domestic violence).

  11. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Aid (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 1986. Government Notice No. 117.

    Adoption: 1986-11-24 | MUS-1986-R-7839

    Regulations made by the Minister under section 3 and 11 of the Social Aid Act 1983.

  12. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Pensions (Amendment of Schedule) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 1987. Government Notice No. 110.

    Adoption: 1986-10-15 | MUS-1986-R-3368

    New Second Schedule (prescribed rates of basic pensions and contributory retirement pension). Deemed to have come into operation on 1 July 1986.

  13. Mauritius - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Unemployment Hardship Relief (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 1986. Government Notice No. 92.

    Adoption: 1986-09-02 | Date of entry into force: 1986-07-01 | MUS-1986-R-7842

    Regulations made by the Minister under section 8 of the Unemployment Hardship Relief Act 1983.


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