The betrothal and the marriage of a child shall have no legal effect, and all necessary action, including legislation, shall be taken to specify a minimum age for marriage and to make the registration of marriages in an official registry compulsory.
Provides information and limited support to family members partners, parents, siblings and othershealthcare providers and other professionals, government and policy makers since It is described as an Act to:. Vicarious liability of principals and employers for unlawful acts of their employees or agents is provided, 'unless the principal or employer did not, either before or after the doing of the act, authorise the agent or employee, either expressly or by implication, to do the act.
Determined to implement the principles set forth in the Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and, for that purpose, to adopt the measures required for the elimination of such discrimination in all its forms and manifestations. S ss. Religious bodies The Sex Discrimination Act was a largely successful attempt to ensure that women had the same access to jobs, services and accommodation as men.
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Discrimination in employment or in superannuation First women elected to Australian Parliament. It is unlawful to discrimination against people on the basis of race, colour, descent or national or ethnic origin. Defence Legislation Amendment Act No.
The present Convention shall be open for signature by all States. The Tribunal is required to hear complaints referred by the Commissioner, applications concerning complaints, and applications for interim orders or for review of a direction given by the Commissioner.
The Act requires public sector agencies to prevent unlawful discrimination including that on the grounds of sex, sexuality, marital status and pregnancy against employees or persons seeking employment in the public sector, and to ensure that no form of unjustifiable discrimination including indirect discrimination is exercised against employees or persons seeking employment in the public sector.
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