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Contents (1977 - 48)
Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48
Current version for 8 December 2016 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 11:52)
Part 4G Division 3 Section 49ZYP
49ZYP   Registered clubs
(1)  It is unlawful for a registered club to discriminate against a person (not being a person under the age of 18 years) on the ground of age:
(a)  by refusing or failing to accept the person’s application for membership of the club, or
(b)  in the terms on which it is prepared to admit the person to membership of the club.
(2)  It is unlawful for a registered club to discriminate against a member of the registered club on the ground of age:
(a)  by denying or limiting access to any benefit provided by the club, or
(b)  by depriving the member of membership of the club or varying the terms of that membership, or
(c)  by subjecting the member to any other detriment.
(3)  Nothing in subsection (1) or (2) applies to or in respect of a registered club:
(a)  that has as its principal object the provision of benefits for persons who are of a particular age or age group, or
(b)  so as to prevent the retention by the club of different categories of membership for members of different ages or age groups.
(4)  In determining whether the principal object of a registered club is as referred to in subsection (3) (a), regard is to be had to:
(a)  the essential character of the club, and
(b)  the extent to which the affairs of the club are so conducted that the persons primarily enjoying the benefits of membership are of the relevant age or age group, and
(c)  any other relevant circumstance.