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SLI 2013 No. 196 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 1989 to update references to protected attributes for consistency with the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Act 2013.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 31 Jul 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Nov-2013
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2013
Date of repeal 02 Aug 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Grounds of Discrimination) Regulation 2013

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 196, 2013

I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986.

Dated 25 July 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

Mark Dreyfus QC

Attorney‑General

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 1989                                  3

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Grounds of Discrimination) Regulation 2013.

2  Commencement

                   Each provision of this regulation 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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this regulation not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this regulation is registered.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) the day after this regulation is registered; and

(b) the day on which Schedule 1 to the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Act 2013 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986.

4  Schedule(s)

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

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 1989

1  Regulation 3

Insert:

marital or relationship status has the same meaning as in the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

2  Regulation 3 (definition of marital status)

Repeal the definition.

3  Subparagraph 4(a)(v)

Omit “marital status”, substitute “marital or relationship status”.

4  Subparagraph 4(a)(ix)

Omit “sexual preference”, substitute “sexual orientation”.

5  At the end of the regulations

Add:

5  Application of amendments made by the Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Grounds of Discrimination) Regulation 2013

                   The amendments of these Regulations made by the Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (Grounds of Discrimination) Regulation 2013 apply in relation to the performance by the Commission of its functions under Division 4 of Part II of the Act in relation to:

                     (a)  acts or practices engaged in wholly after the commencement of Schedule 1 to that regulation; and

                     (b)  acts or practices engaged in partly before and partly after that commencement.