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Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

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2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

 

 

( 1 )     Schedule  1 , page 3 (before line 12) , before item  2 , insert:

1B  Before section 8

Insert:

7F   Educational institutions established for religious purposes

             (1)  Nothing in this Act renders it unlawful to engage in teaching activity if that activity:

                     (a)  is in good faith in accordance with the doctrines, tenets, beliefs or teachings of a particular religion or creed; and

                     (b)  is done by, or with the authority of, an educational institution that is conducted in accordance with those doctrines, tenets, beliefs or teachings.

             (2)  In this section:

teaching activity means any kind of instruction of a student by a person employed or otherwise engaged by an educational institution.

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