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2nd Session of the 10th Parliament

The Equal Opportunity (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2011

This Bill seeks to amend the Equal Opportunity Act, Chap. 22:03 to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of age and a person’s HIV/AIDS status, to remove the requirement of intention, motive or mala fides in the establishment of direct or indirect discrimination, to expand the categories of complainants and to allow the Attorney General to assist the Tribunal in certain circumstances as amicus curiae.

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 30 of 2011
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Herbert Volney [Minister of Justice]
Introduced on: 09-Nov-2011
Published in Gazette on: 24-Nov-2011, Vol.50 No.160
House of Representatives
09-Nov-2011 1st Reading PDF icon (115.2 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
26-Jun-2012 Bill Lapsed
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