Human Rights Act 1993

31 Exception in relation to employment of a political nature

Nothing in section 22 shall prevent different treatment based on political opinion where the position is one as—

(a)

a political adviser or secretary to a member of Parliament; or

(b)

a political adviser to a member of a local authority; or

(c)

a political adviser to a candidate seeking election to the House of Representatives or to a local authority within the meaning of the Local Electoral Act 2001; or

(d)

a member of the staff of a political party.

Section 31(c): amended, on 1 July 2001, by section 151 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 (2001 No 35).