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SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1984 - SECT 18

Qualifying bodies

                   It is unlawful for an authority or body that is empowered to confer, renew, extend, revoke or withdraw an authorization or qualification that is needed for or facilitates the practice of a profession, the carrying on of a trade or the engaging in of an occupation to discriminate against a person on the ground of the person's sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or relationship status, pregnancy or potential pregnancy, breastfeeding or family responsibilities:

                     (a)  by refusing or failing to confer, renew or extend the authorization or qualification;

                     (b)  in the terms or conditions on which it is prepared to confer the authorization or qualification or to renew or extend the authorization or qualification; or

                     (c)  by revoking or withdrawing the authorization or qualification or varying the terms or conditions upon which it is held.



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