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Name: Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Act 2003 (No. 103 of 2003).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Non-discrimination; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-10-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2003-10-15, No. 103, pp. 1-4
ISN: AUS-2003-L-66157
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2003-10-15, No. 103, pp. 1-4
Act No. 103 of 2003 Act No. 103 of 2003 Australian Legal Information Institute, Ausltralia (consulted on 2004-02-20)
Abstract/Citation: Amends subsections 5(1), 27(1) and 27(2) of Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Applies to situations such as job interviews. Provides for prohibition to aks a woman during job interview whether she is pregnant or intends to become pregnant if that information is requested in connection with determining whether to offer her employment.
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