Human Rights (Disability Assist Dogs Non-Discrimination) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill clarifies that discriminating against a person for having or using a disability assist dog is discriminating against the person on the basis of their disability.

Current status

Royal Assent given 09 May 2022.
Enacted as the Human Rights (Disability Assist Dogs Non-Discrimination) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/18)

Member of Parliament responsible

Ricardo Menéndez March

Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 28-1
Introduced 8 April 2021
First reading 22 September 2021
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 10 November 2021
Select Committee report back 16 March 2022
Second reading 6 April 2022
Committee of the whole House 13 April 2022
Third reading 4 May 2022
Royal Assent 9 May 2022
Enacted as Human Rights (Disability Assist Dogs Non-Discrimination) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/18)
Divided No

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