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DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 1992


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Objects  
   4.      Interpretation  
   5.      Direct disability discrimination  
   6.      Indirect disability discrimination  
   7.      Discrimination in relation to associates  
   8.      Discrimination in relation to carers, assistants, assistance animals and disability aids  
   9.      Carer, assistant, assistance animal and disability aid definitions  
   10.     Act done because of disability and for other reason  
   11.     Unjustifiable hardship  
   12.     Application of Act  
   12A.    Application of the Criminal Code  
   13.     Operation of State and Territory laws  
   14.     Extent to which Act binds the Crown  

   PART 2--PROHIBITION OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

           Division 1--Discrimination in work

   15.     Discrimination in employment  
   16.     Discrimination against commission agents  
   17.     Discrimination against contract workers  
   18.     Partnerships  
   19.     Qualifying bodies  
   20.     Registered organisations under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009  
   21.     Employment agencies  
   21A.    Exception--inherent requirements  
   21B.    Exception--unjustifiable hardship  

           Division 2--Discrimination in other areas

   22.     Education  
   23.     Access to premises  
   24.     Goods, services and facilities  
   25.     Accommodation  
   26.     Land  
   27.     Clubs and incorporated associations  
   28.     Sport  
   29.     Administration of Commonwealth laws and programs  
   29A.    Unjustifiable hardship  
   30.     Requests for information  

           Division 2A--Disability standards

   31.     Disability standards  
   32.     Unlawful to contravene disability standards  
   33.     Division 5 generally not to apply to disability standards  
   34.     This Part not to apply if person acts in accordance with disability standards  

           Division 3--Discrimination involving harassment

   35.     Harassment in employment  
   37.     Harassment in education  
   39.     Harassment in relation to the provision of goods and services  

           Division 4--Offences

   41.     Unlawful act not offence unless expressly so provided  
   42.     Victimisation  
   43.     Offence to incite doing of unlawful acts or offences  
   44.     Advertisements  

           Division 5--Exemptions

   45.     Special measures  
   46.     Superannuation and insurance  
   47.     Acts done under statutory authority  
   48.     Infectious diseases  
   49.     Charities  
   51.     Pensions and allowances  
   52.     Migration  
   53.     Combat duties and peacekeeping services  
   54.     Peacekeeping services by the AFP  
   54A.    Assistance animals  
   55.     Commission may grant exemptions  
   56.     Review by Administrative Appeals Tribunal  
   57.     Notice of decisions to be published  
   58.     Effect of exemptions  

   PART 3--ACTION PLANS

   59.     Scope  
   60.     Action plans  
   61.     Provisions of action plans  
   62.     Action plans may have other provisions  
   63.     Amendment of action plans  
   64.     Action plans may be given to Commission  

   PART 4--FUNCTIONS OF THE AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

           Division 1--Preliminary

   67.     Functions of the Commission  

   PART 5--OTHER OFFENCES

   107.    Failure to provide actuarial data or statistical data  

   PART 6--DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMMISSIONER

   113.    Disability Discrimination Commissioner  
   114.    Terms and conditions of appointment  
   115.    Remuneration of Commissioner  
   116.    Leave of absence  
   117.    Outside employment  
   118.    Resignation  
   119.    Termination of appointment  
   120.    Acting Commissioner  

   PART 7--MISCELLANEOUS

   121.    Delegation  
   122.    Liability of persons involved in unlawful acts  
   123.    Conduct by directors, employees and agents  
   124.    Commonwealth taken to be employer  
   125.    Unlawful act not basis of civil action unless expressly so provided  
   126.    Protection from civil actions  
   127.    Non-disclosure of private information  
   128.    Information stored otherwise than in written form  
   129.    Commissioner to give information  
   131.    Courts to ensure just terms  
   132.    Regulations  


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