This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.
Part 1Amendment to principal Act
3 Principal Act amended
5 Section 33 repealed
Part 2Consequential amendments to Employment Relations Act 2000
6 Principal Act amended
The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Human Rights (Women in Armed Forces) Amendment Act 2007.
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
This Part amends the Human Rights Act 1993.
The purpose of this Part is to amend the Human Rights Act 1993 to remove an exemption allowing discrimination against women that prevents them from serving in combat positions as New Zealand no longer prevents women from serving in an active combat role.
Section 33 is repealed.
(1) This Part amends the Employment Relations Act 2000.
(2) Section 106(1)(j) is repealed.
(3) Section 106(2)(a) is amended by omitting “32, and 33” and substituting “and 32”.
“32, and 33”