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SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1984 - SECT 28B

Employment, partnerships etc.

             (1)  It is unlawful for a person to sexually harass:

                     (a)  an employee of the person; or

                     (b)  a person who is seeking to become an employee of the person.

             (2)  It is unlawful for an employee to sexually harass a fellow employee or a person who is seeking employment with the same employer.

             (3)  It is unlawful for a person to sexually harass:

                     (a)  a commission agent or contract worker of the person; or

                     (b)  a person who is seeking to become a commission agent or contract worker of the person.

             (4)  It is unlawful for a commission agent or contract worker to sexually harass a fellow commission agent or fellow contract worker.

             (5)  It is unlawful for a partner in a partnership to sexually harass another partner, or a person who is seeking to become a partner, in the same partnership.

             (6)  It is unlawful for a workplace participant to sexually harass another workplace participant at a place that is a workplace of either or both of those persons.

             (7)  In this section:

"place " includes a ship, aircraft or vehicle.

"workplace " means a place at which a workplace participant works or otherwise carries out functions in connection with being a workplace participant.

"workplace participant " means any of the following:

                     (a)  an employer or employee;

                     (b)  a commission agent or contract worker;

                     (c)  a partner in a partnership.



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