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A Bill for an Act to amend the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to remove discrimination against students
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Registered 29 Nov 2018
Introduced Senate 29 Nov 2018
Table of contents.

2016‑2017‑2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Senator Wong)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to remove discrimination against students

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                     3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to remove discrimination against students

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Act 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

1 January 2019.

1 January 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Sex Discrimination Act 1984

1  At the end of section 37

Add:

             (3)  Paragraph (1)(d) does not apply to an act or practice of a body established for religious purposes if:

                     (a)  the act or practice is connected with the provision, by the body, of education; and

                     (b)  the act or practice is not connected with the employment of persons to provide that education.

2  Subsection 38(3)

Repeal the subsection.