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COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill 2021

2019-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(Senator Hanson)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to prevent discrimination in relation to COVID-19 vaccination status, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4............ Meaning of discriminates ................................................................... 4

5............ Binding the Crown............................................................................. 5

6............ Extension to external Territories........................................................ 5

Part 2—Prohibition on discrimination on basis of vaccination                 6

7............ Commonwealth must not discriminate on basis of COVID-19 vaccination            6

8............ States must not discriminate on basis of COVID-19 vaccination...... 7

9............ Territories must not discriminate on basis of COVID-19 vaccination 7

10.......... Other entities...................................................................................... 8

11.......... This Part overrides other laws............................................................ 9

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                                       10

12.......... Constitutional basis of this Act........................................................ 10

13.......... Additional operation of sections 8 and 10........................................ 10

 



A Bill for an Act to prevent discrimination in relation to COVID-19 vaccination status, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: