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Contents (1977 - 48)
Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48
Current version for 21 March 2018 to date (accessed 28 May 2018 at 19:51)
Part 4G Division 3 Section 49ZYO
49ZYO   Accommodation
(1)  It is unlawful for a person, whether as principal or agent, to discriminate against another person on the ground of age:
(a)  by refusing the person’s application for accommodation, or
(b)  in the terms on which the principal or agent offers the other person accommodation, or
(c)  by deferring the other person’s application for accommodation or according the other 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 a person for whom accommodation has been provided on the ground of age:
(a)  in the terms or conditions on which accommodation is provided, or
(b)  by denying or limiting access to any benefit associated with accommodation, or
(c)  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, in those premises, and
(b)  the accommodation provided in those premises is for no more than 6 persons, and
(c)  the accommodation is provided with a concession provided in good faith to a person by reason of the person’s age.