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SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1984 - SECT 28F

Educational institutions

             (1)  It is unlawful for a member of the staff of an educational institution to sexually harass or harass on the ground of sex:

                     (a)  a person who is a student at the institution; or

                     (b)  a person who is seeking to become a student at the institution.

             (2)  It is unlawful for a person who is an adult student at an educational institution to sexually harass or harass on the ground of sex :

                     (a)  a person who is a student at the institution; or

                     (b)  a member of the staff of the institution.

          (2A)  It is unlawful for a person (the first person ) who is a member of the staff of an educational institution (the first educational institution ) to sexually harass, or harass on the ground of sex, a person who is a student at another educational institution if the sexual harassment, or harassment on the ground of sex, occurs in connection with the first person being a member of staff of the first educational institution.

          (2B)  It is unlawful for a person (the first person ) who is an adult student at an educational institution (the first educational institution ) to sexually harass or harass on the ground of sex:

                     (a)  a person who is a student at another educational institution; or

                     (b)  a member of the staff of another educational institution;

if the sexual harassment, or harassment on the ground of sex, occurs in connection with the first person being a student at the first educational institution.

             (3)  In this section:

"adult student" means a student who has attained the age of 16 years.



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