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This legislation has been repealed.

Equal Opportunity Act 1995 - SECT 7

Meaning of discrimination

7. Meaning of discrimination



(1) Discrimination means direct or indirect discrimination on the basis of an
attribute or a contravention of section 13A, 14A, 15A, 31A, 51 or 52.

(2) Discrimination on the basis of an attribute includes discrimination on the
basis-

   (a)  that a person has that attribute or had it at any time, whether or not
        he or she had it at the time of the discrimination;

   (b)  of a characteristic that a person with that attribute generally has;

   (c)  of a characteristic that is generally imputed to a person with that
        attribute;

   (d)  that a person is presumed to have that attribute or to have had it at
        any time.



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