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ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ACT 1998

- Act 46 of 1998
- Royal Assent 18 December 1998

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Act to bind Crown

   PART 2 - Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

   5.      5. Appointment of Commissioner
   6.      6. Functions of Commissioner
   7.      7. Powers of Commissioner
   8.      8. Delegation
   9.      9. Arrangements with Commonwealth
   10.     10. Annual report
   11.     11. Special report

   PART 3 - Tribunal

   12.     12. Tribunal
   12A.    12A. Staff of Tribunal
   13.     13. Functions of Tribunal

   PART 4 - Discrimination and prohibited conduct Division 1 -
   Discrimination

   14.     14. Direct discrimination
   15.     15. Indirect discrimination
   16.     16. Discrimination on ground of attribute

           Division 2 - Prohibited conduct

   17.     17. Prohibition of certain conduct and sexual harassment
   18.     18. Prohibition of victimisation
   19.     19. Inciting hatred
   20.     20. Promoting discrimination and prohibited conduct
   21.     21. Prohibition of aiding contravention of this Act

           Division 3 - Application of Act to certain areas of activity

   22.     22. Areas of activity

   PART 5 - Exceptions and exemptions Division 1 - General exceptions

   23.     23. Charities
   24.     24. Actions required by law
   25.     25. Disadvantaged groups and special needs
   26.     26. Equal opportunities

           Division 2 - Exceptions relating to certain attributes

   27.     27. Gender
   28.     28. Family responsibilities and other attributes
   29.     29. Sport
   30.     30. Insurance and superannuation

           Division 3 - Exceptions relating to age

   31.     31. Sporting activity of particular age group
   32.     32. Clubs for particular age groups
   33.     33. Superannuation for persons of particular age group
   34.     34. Insurance and financial services for particular age group
   35.     35. Retirement on basis of age
   36.     36. Employment based on age
   37.     37. Education for persons of particular age group
   38.     38. Benefits and concessions
   39.     39. Accompanied by adult

           Division 4 - Exceptions relating to race

   40.     40. Clubs for persons of certain races
   41.     41. Employment based on race
   42.     42. Cultural and religious places

           Division 5 - Exceptions relating to disability

   43.     43. Sporting activity for persons with disabilities
   44.     44. Insurance and superannuation for persons with disabilities
   45.     45. Employment based on disability
   46.     46. Education for persons with disabilities
   47.     47. Infectious disease
   48.     48. Access and provision of services

           Division 6 - Exceptions relating to industrial activity

   49.     49. Employment based on industrial activity

           Division 7 - Exceptions relating to irrelevant criminal record

   50.     50. Dealing with children

           Division 8 - Exceptions relating to religious belief, affiliation or
           activity

   51.     51. Employment based on religion
   51A.    51A. Admission of person as student based on religion
   52.     52. Participation in religious observance

           Division 9 - Exceptions relating to political belief, affiliation or
           activity

   53.     53. Employment

           Division 10 - Exceptions relating to other issues

   54.     54. Legal incapacity
   55.     55. Public purpose

           Division 11 - Exemptions

   55A.    55A. 
   55B.    55B. 
   56.     56. Application for exemption
   57.     57. Grant and renewal of exemption
   58.     58. Notification relating to exemption
   59.     59. Review of exemptions

   PART 6 - Dispute resolution Division 1 - Interpretation

   59A.    59A. Interpretation

           Division 1A - Complaints

   60.     60. Who may complain
   60A.    60A. Appointment of litigation guardian
   61.     61. Acting on behalf of complainant
   62.     62. Form of complaint
   62A.    62A. Combining complaints
   63.     63. Time limit on complaints
   64.     64. Rejection of complaints
   65.     65. Review of rejected complaints
   65A.    65A. Amendment of complaints
   66.     66. Agreements not to complain
   67.     67. Notification of acceptance of complaints
   68.     68. Application to Commissioner to withdraw complaint

           Division 2 - Investigation

   69.     69. Investigation of complaints
   70.     70. Referral by Minister
   71.     71. Completion of investigation
   72.     72. Review of rejection or dismissal
   73.     73. Lapsed complaints

           Division 3 - Resolution of complaints

   74.     74. Resolution of complaints
   75.     75. Conciliation conference
   75A.    75A. Further investigation by Commissioner if no agreement reached
           by conciliation
   76.     76. Resolved complaint
   77.     77. Conciliation proceedings not admissible

           Division 4 - Inquiry

   78.     78. Referral for inquiry
   78A.    78A. Tribunal may make application under Vexatious Proceedings Act
           2011
   79.     79. Referral report
   79A.    79A. Representation in inquiry
   80.     80. Directions conference
   80A.    80A. Referral to conciliation of Tribunal
   81.     81. Proceedings relating to inquiry
   82.     82. Representative complaints
   83.     83. Ordinary complaint not precluded
   84.     84. Amendment of complaints
   85.     85. Hearing of inquiry
   86.     86. Conduct of inquiry
   86A.    86A. Security for costs
   87.     87. Evidence
   88.     88. Publication of evidence
   89.     89. Orders
   90.     90. Enforcement of orders
   91.     91. Referral of substantiated claims to Industrial Commission
   92.     92. Apologies and retractions
   93.     93. Reasons for orders
   94.     94. Conciliation and agreement
   95.     95. Costs
   96.     96. Matters taken into account

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous

   96A.    96A. Appeal of terms of settlement in relation to complaint
           involving children, &c.
   97.     97. Information and documents
   98.     98. Interim orders
   98A.    98A. Application to Tribunal to withdraw complaint from inquiry
           or review
   99.     99. Dismissal of complaint
   99A.    99A. Order for costs
   100.    100. Appeals
   101.    101. Proof of exceptions

   PART 7 - Miscellaneous

   102.    102. Immunity for complainants and witnesses
   103.    103. Immunities
   103A.   103A. Commissioner and Tribunal members not required to give
           evidence in certain cases
   104.    104. Obligation of organisations
   105.    105. False and misleading statements
   106.    106. Offences in respect of proceedings
   107.    107. Admissibility in other proceedings
   107A.   107A. Publication of decisions
   108.    108. Application of Act
   109.    109. Regulations
   110.    110. Administration of Act
   111.    111. Savings and transitional
   112.    112. Sex Discrimination Act 1994 repealed
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2

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