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                           Human Rights Act

                               Part 1


Discriminatory publication

2.  (1) No person shall publish, issue or display or cause to be
	published, issued or displayed any statement, publication,
	notice, sign, symbol, emblem or other representation that

	(a) indicates discrimination or an intention to
 	    discriminate against a person or a group or
	    class of persons, or

	(b) is likely to expose a person or a group or class
	    of persons to hatred or contempt 

because of the race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion,
marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex,
sexual orientation or age of that person or that group or class of

   (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a private communication or
       to a communication intended to be private.

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