The Human Rights Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. H175

The Human Rights Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
PART I
PROHIBITED DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES
2 Discrimination prohibited in notices, signs, etc.
(2) Exception as to matters of opinion.
(3) Exception.
3 Discrimination prohibited in accommodation, service, etc.
(2) Things that do not constitute reasonable cause.
(3) Definition.
(4) Exception for person under the age of majority.
4 Occupancy of commercial unit, etc.
(2) Things that do not constitute reasonable cause.
(3) Accommodation may be restricted on basis of sex.
(4) Preference for elderly persons.
5 Discrimination prohibited in the purchase of property.
6 Discrimination prohibited in employment or training for employment.
(2) Discrimination prohibited in advertising.
(3) Discrimination prohibited in advertising on behalf of an employer.
(4) Pre-employment inquiries.
(5) Employment agencies.
(6) Exception.
(7) Exception.
(8) Exception for persons under the age of majority.
(9) Exception for physical or mental handicap.
(10) Handicapped persons with training and experience.
7 Discrimination prohibited in contracts.
(2) Exception.
(3) Subject to Pension Benefits Act.
(4) Automobile insurance contracts not affected.
8 Restriction on use of white cane.
(2) Dog guides to accompany blind persons.
9 Discrimination prohibited for proceeding under Act.
10 Special programs.
PART II
ADMINISTRATION
11 Manitoba Human Rights Commission continued.
(2) Composition.
(3) Members.
(4) Chairperson.
(5) Vacancies.
(6) Remuneration and term of office.
12 Responsibility.
13 Members of commission continued in office.
14 Function.
15 Employment of personnel.
16 Responsibility of the executive director.
17 Confidentiality of information.
18 Costs of administration.
19 Annual report.
(2) Annual report.
PART III
ENFORCEMENT OF ACT
20 Complaints.
(2) Consent of offended person.
(3) Complaints initiated by commission.
(4) Commission may dismiss complaint.
21 Investigation of complaint.
22 Powers of commission after investigation.
(2) Appointment of board.
(3) Prohibition.
23 Powers of commission and board of adjudication.
24 Access to premises and documents.
(2) Authority for access.
(3) Where order may be issued.
(4) Information confidential.
(5) Exception.
25 Obstruction.
26 Hearing.
(2) Evidence before board.
(3) Administration of oath.
(4) Notice to parties.
(5) Full opportunity to be heard.
(6) Exclusive jurisdiction of board to decide law and fact.
27 Parties to a hearing.
28 Recording of oral evidence.
29 Powers of the board.
(2) Powers of board.
(3) Board of adjudication to advise Attorney* General if delay.
(4) Action by Attorney-General.
(5) Disposition by Court of Queen's Bench.
30 Order becoming judgment of court.
(2) When order may be filed.
31 Appeal.
(2) Service of notice of appeal.
(3) Record to be filed on appeal.
32 Powers of court.
33 Application to court for order for compliance.
34 Offences and penalties.
(2) Laying of information.
(3) Prosecution of employers' organization, trade union, etc.
(4) Limitation of time for prosecution.
(5) Consent to prosecution.
(6) Technical defects.
PART IV
MISCELLANEOUS
35 Injunction.
36 Regulations.
37 Crown bound.