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Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48
Current version for 13 August 2018 to date (accessed 22 September 2019 at 04:32)
(1) It is unlawful for a person, whether as principal or agent, to discriminate against another person on the ground of marital or domestic status:(a) by refusing the person’s application for accommodation,(b) in the terms on which he or she offers the person accommodation, or(c) by deferring the person’s application for accommodation or according the person a lower order of precedence in any list of applicants for that accommodation.(2) It is unlawful for a person, whether as principal or agent, to discriminate against another person on the ground of marital or domestic status:(a) by denying the person access, or limiting the person’s access, to any benefit associated with accommodation occupied by the person, or(b) by evicting the person or subjecting the person to any other detriment.(3) Nothing in this section applies to or in respect of the provision of accommodation in premises if:(a) the person who provides or proposes to provide the accommodation or a near relative of that person resides, and intends to continue to reside, on those premises, and(b) the accommodation provided in those premises is for no more than 6 persons.