Equal Opportunity Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1997

Bill No.67

The purpose of this Bill is to remove inconsistencies relating to retirement age discrimination in the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. Amendments contained in the Bill are: including in the permanent exemption in section 66ZN of the Act additional judicial officers (the president, and members of the Industrial Relations Commission, the Solicitor-General and the Judge of the Liquor Licensing Court) and amending various State Acts listed in Schedule 1 of the Bill by removing reference to a retirement age for certain office holders and employees.

StatusAssented to 12/09/1997
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 9 Dec 1997 as Act No. 42 of 1997

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 11/11/1997  
Second Reading 11/12/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/25/1997  
Consideration in Detail 11/25/1997  
Third Reading 11/25/1997  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/17/1997  
First Reading 09/17/1997  
Second Reading 09/17/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/11/1997  
Third Reading 11/11/1997