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Factsheet – Equal Opportunity exemption applications

Under section 89 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Human Rights ListDefinitionA List is an area in VCAT that deals with cases of a similar nature. For example, the Residential Tenancies List decides cases between tenants and landlords, and the Civil Claims List handles disputes about buying or selling goods and services. at VCAT may grant a temporary exemption from the provisions of the Act if it believes that doing so would promote equal opportunity. For the duration of the exemption, the discriminatory conduct would not be against the law. This fact sheet provides more information.

  • Title Factsheet – Equal Opportunity exemption applications
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    Human Rights List
  • Last modified
    30 August 2017
  • Superseded Document
    25 September 2014