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SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1984 - SECT 42

Sport

             (1)  Nothing in Division 1 or 2 renders it unlawful to discriminate on the ground of sex, gender identity or intersex status by excluding persons from participation in any competitive sporting activity in which the strength, stamina or physique of competitors is relevant.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to the exclusion of persons from participation in:

                     (a)  the coaching of persons engaged in any sporting activity;

                     (b)  the umpiring or refereeing of any sporting activity;

                     (c)  the administration of any sporting activity;

                     (d)  any prescribed sporting activity; or

                     (e)  sporting activities by children who have not yet attained the age of 12 years.



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