Canadian Human Rights Act

Version of section 3 from 2012-03-13 to 2017-05-03:


Marginal note:Prohibited grounds of discrimination

  •  (1) For all purposes of this Act, the prohibited grounds of discrimination are race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability and conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respect of which a record suspension has been ordered.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Where the ground of discrimination is pregnancy or child-birth, the discrimination shall be deemed to be on the ground of sex.

  • R.S., 1985, c. H-6, s. 3;
  • 1996, c. 14, s. 2;
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 138(E).
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