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Discrimination Amendment Bill 2018
Amendments moved by Mr Coe (Leader of the Opposition)
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This Act commences on 1 July 2019.
Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).
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6 Section 33
33 Religious education etc at educational institutions conducted for religious purposes
(1) Section 18 does not make it unlawful for an educational institution to require a student to participate in religious education at the institution if—
(a) the institution is conducted in accordance with the doctrines, tenets, beliefs or teachings of a particular religion or creed; and
(b) requiring the student to participate in religious education at the institution is intended to enable, or better enable, the institution to be conducted in accordance with those doctrines, tenets, beliefs or teachings.
(2) In this section:
participate in religious education includes study religious education, attend religious services and observe religious practices.