Part 2 Unlawful discrimination

Application of Part to persons and bodies referred to in section 3 of New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

Heading: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 7 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).

21A Application of this Part limited if section 3 of New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 applies

(1)

The only provisions of this Part that apply to an act or omission of a person or body described in subsection (2) are—

(a)

sections 21 to 35 (which relate to discrimination in employment matters), 61 to 64 (which relate to racial disharmony, sexual harassment, adverse treatment in employment of people affected by family violence, and racial harassment) and 66 (which relates to victimisation); and

(b)

sections 65 and 67 to 74, but only to the extent that those sections relate to conduct that is unlawful under any of the provisions referred to in paragraph (a).

(2)

The persons and bodies referred to in subsection (1) are the ones referred to in section 3 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, namely—

(a)

the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the Government of New Zealand; and

(b)

every person or body in the performance of any public function, power, or duty conferred or imposed on that person or body by or pursuant to law.

Section 21A: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 7 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).

Section 21A(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 259(1) of the Family Violence Act 2018 (2018 No 46).

Section 21A(1)(a): amended, on 1 April 2019, by section 38 of the Domestic Violence—Victims’ Protection Act 2018 (2018 No 21).