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HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION ACT 1986 No. 125 of 1986 - SECT 48
Protection from civil actions
48. (1) The Commission, a member or a person acting on behalf of the
Commission is not liable to an action or other proceeding for damages for or
in relation to an act done or omitted to be done in good faith in performance
or purported performance of any function, or in exercise or purported exercise
of any power, conferred on the Commission.
(2) In sub-section (1)-
"function" does not include a function conferred on the Commission by the
Sex Discrimination Act 1984;
"power" does not include a power conferred on the Commission by the Sex
Discrimination Act 1984 .
(a) a complaint has been made to the Commission; or
(b) a submission has been made, a document or information has been
furnished, or evidence has been given, to the Commission or to a
person acting on behalf of the Commission, a person is not liable to
an action, suit or proceeding in respect of loss, damage or injury of
any kind suffered by another person by reason only that the complaint
or submission was made, the document or information was furnished or
the evidence was given.
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