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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2006


CHAPTER 51

AN ACT TO AMEND THE PROVINCIAL COURT ACT, 1991 AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

(Assented to December 12, 2006)

Analysis


              PROVINCIAL COURT ACT, 1991

        1.   S.12 Amdt.
Retirement

             HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

        2.   S.9 Amdt.
Discrimination in employment


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

PROVINCIAL COURT ACT, 1991

SNL1991 c15
as amended

        1. Subsection 12(1) of the Provincial Court Act, 1991 is repealed and the following substituted:

Retirement

      12. (1) Every judge shall retire upon attaining the age of 70 years.

HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

RSNL1990 cH-14 as amended

        2. Section 9 of the Human Rights Code is amended by adding immediately after subsection (6) the following:

             (7)  The right under this section to equal treatment with respect to employment is not infringed where a judge is required to retire on reaching a specified age under the Provincial Court Act, 1991.