Discrimination in provision of land, housing, and other accommodation

53 Land, housing, and other accommodation

(1)

It shall be unlawful for any person, on his or her own behalf or on behalf or purported behalf of any principal,—

(a)

to refuse or fail to dispose of any estate or interest in land or any residential or business accommodation to any other person; or

(b)

to dispose of such an estate or interest or such accommodation to any person on less favourable terms and conditions than are or would be offered to other persons; or

(c)

to treat any person who is seeking to acquire or has acquired such an estate or interest or such accommodation differently from other persons in the same circumstances; or

(d)

to deny any person, directly or indirectly, the right to occupy any land or any residential or business accommodation; or

(e)

to terminate any estate or interest in land or the right of any person to occupy any land or any residential or business accommodation,—

by reason of any of the prohibited grounds of discrimination.

(2)

It shall be unlawful for any person, on his or her own behalf or on behalf or purported behalf of any principal, to impose or seek to impose on any other person any term or condition which limits, by reference to any of the prohibited grounds of discrimination, the persons or class of persons who may be the licensees or invitees of the occupier of any land or any residential or business accommodation.

Compare: 1977 No 49 s 25(1), (2)