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Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to sex and age discrimination, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to sex discrimination                               3

Part 1—Amendment of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984                         3

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

Sex Discrimination Act 1984                                                                                      3

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               12

Part 2—Consequential amendment                                                                       13

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999                               13

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to age discrimination                            14

Part 1—Amendment of the Age Discrimination Act 2004                      14

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                   14

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     18

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         18

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 18

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                    18

Division 2—Application of amendments                                                               19

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to sex and age discrimination, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Act 2011.

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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

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   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act 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.