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Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48
Current version for 8 December 2016 to date (accessed 20 September 2017 at 13:58)
Part 3 Division 3 Section 31A
31A   Education
(1)  It is unlawful for an educational authority to discriminate against a person on the ground of sex:
(a)  by refusing or failing to accept the person’s application for admission as a student, or
(b)  in the terms on which it is prepared to admit the person as a student.
(2)  It is unlawful for an educational authority to discriminate against a student on the ground of sex:
(a)  by denying the student access, or limiting the student’s access, to any benefit provided by the educational authority, or
(b)  by expelling the student or subjecting the student to any other detriment.
(3)  Nothing in this section applies to or in respect of:
(a)  a private educational authority, or
(b)  a refusal or failure to accept a person’s application for admission as a student by an educational authority where the educational authority administers a school, college, university or other institution which is conducted solely for students of the opposite sex to the sex of the applicant.
(4)  The admission into any such school, college, university or other institution of a transgender person as referred to in Part 3A who identifies with the sex of persons for whom the school, college, university or other institution is conducted does not, for the purposes of subsection (3) (b), affect its status as a school, college, university or other institution conducted solely for students of the same sex.