BILL NO. 140
4th Session, 61st General Assembly
61 Elizabeth II, 2012
Transgendered Persons Protection Act
The Honourable Ross Landry
Minister responsible for the Human Rights Act
First Reading: November 20, 2012
Second Reading: November 23, 2012
Third Reading: November 30, 2012 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill amends the Human Rights Act to explicitly include gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds of discrimination and harassment.
An Act to Amend Chapter 214
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Transgendered Persons Protection Act.
2 Subsection 5(1) of Chapter 214, the Human Rights Act, as enacted by Chapter 12 of the Acts of 1991, is amended by adding immediately after clause (n) the following clauses:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Human Rights Act,
to Protect the Rights of Transgendered Persons
(na) gender identity;
(nb) gender expression;
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