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Statutes of Newfoundland 1997


CHAPTER 18

CHAPTER 18

AN ACT TO AMEND THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

(Assented to December 11, 1997)

Analysis

1. S.5.1 Added
Non-application

2. Ss.6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 18 & 19 Amdt.
6. Right of the public to services
7. Right to occupy commercial and dwelling units
8. Harassment of occupant prohibited
9. Discrimination of
employment
12. Harassment in
establishment prohibited
14. Discriminatory
publications
18. Functions of commission
19. Special programs

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


RSN1990 cH-14 as amended

1. The Human Rights Code is amended by adding immediately after section 5 the following:

Non-application

5.1 A provision of this Act shall not apply to the expression of a limitation, specification, exclusion, denial or preference based on a prohibited ground of discrimination in a pension plan where that discrimination is the result of compliance with a requirement for registration of that plan under the Income Tax Act (Canada).

2. Subsection 6(1), sections 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 18 and 19 of the Act are amended by adding immediately after the word and comma "sex," wherever it occurs, the words and comma "sexual orientation,".

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