Vist 166 gange.
Det canadiske parlamentsmedlem, Bill Siksay fremsatte den 19. juni 2006 p√• egne vegne et lovforslag, BILL C-326, i det canadiske parlament (Canada’s House of Commons) om, at det i den eksisterende antidiskriminationslov skulle pr√¶ciseres, at det ogs√• var ulovligt at diskriminere p√• grund af en persons k√łnsidentitet eller k√łnsudtryk – alts√•, at det var ulovligt at diskriminere transseksuelle og transvestter.
Lovforslaget blev ikke vedtaget ved den endelige behandling.
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1st Session, 39th Parliament,
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (gender identity)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Section 2 of the Canadian Human Rights Act is replaced by the following:
2. The purpose of this Act is to extend the laws in Canada to give effect, within the purview of matters coming within the legislative authority of Parliament, to the principle that all individuals should have an opportunity equal with other individuals to make for themselves the lives that they are able and wish to have and to have their needs accommodated, consistent with their duties and obligations as members of society, without being hindered in or prevented from doing so by discriminatory practices based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted.
2. Subsection 3(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:
3. (1) For all purposes of this Act, the prohibited grounds of discrimination are race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, disability and conviction for which a pardon has been granted.