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AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REGULATIONS 1989 - REG 4

Other distinctions, exclusions or preferences that constitute discrimination

                   For the purposes of subparagraph (b)(ii) of the definition of discrimination in subsection 3(1) of the Act, any distinction, exclusion or preference made:

                     (a)  on the ground of:

                              (i)  age; or

                             (ii)  medical record; or

                            (iii)  criminal record; or

                            (iv)  impairment; or

                             (v)  marital or relationship status; or

                            (vi)  mental, intellectual or psychiatric disability; or

                           (vii)  nationality; or

                          (viii)  physical disability; or

                            (ix)  sexual orientation; or

                             (x)  trade union activity; or

                            (xi)  one or more of the grounds specified in subparagraphs (iii) to (x) (inclusive) which existed but which has ceased to exist; or

                     (b)  on the basis of the imputation to a person of any ground specified in paragraph (a);

is declared to constitute discrimination for the purposes of the Act.



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