Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee about the exposure draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill - Dec 2012

The Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies, of which the Commission is a member, made a submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee about the exposure draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 on 21 December 2012. The submission focuses on the practical issues associated with the Bill and makes a series of recommendations that would strengthen and improve the Bill. The submission also responds to concerns that have been raised since the Bill was released for comment, such as the definition of discrimination, exceptions to discrimination, and compliance powers and mechanisms.

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